“Instagram and TikTok pull ads from startup Cerebral linking ADHD to obesity”
Thursday, January 27, 2022, By Lily Datz
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Kevin Antshel, professor of psychology and Director of Clinical Training in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for the NBC News story “Instagram and TikTok pull ads from startup Cerebral linking ADHD to obesity.” Antshel, an expert on ADHD, stated that Cerebral’s ads gave an “incomplete picture” of what the condition entails. “They’re taking symptoms that probably, frankly, every adult in the United States is feeling from time to time now in the middle of the pandemic, and they’re associating it with ADHD,” Antshel said.