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New Expert White Paper Recommends Framework for Action to Tackle Impact of | Pressemitteilung The European Brain Council, Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe and Shire AG

New Expert White Paper Recommends Framework for Action to Tackle Impact of | Pressemitteilung The European Brain Council, Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe and Shire AG | Cognitive Awareness | Scoop.it
The European Brain Council, Global Alliance of Mental Illness Advocacy Networks-Europe and Shire AG: Brussels (ots/PRNewswire) - A new Expert White Paper, ADHD: Making the Invisible Visible, was today presented to policymakers and key stakeholders...
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The Invisible is gaining important worldwide awareness. 

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Exploration and Modulation of Brain Network Interactions with Noninvasive Brain Stimulation in Combination with Neuroimaging

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New Guidelines for Handling Athletes With Concussions

New Guidelines for Handling Athletes With Concussions | Cognitive Awareness | Scoop.it
The American Academy of Neurology said it would emphasize treating concussions on a case-by-case basis, acknowledging they are too idiosyncratic to be neatly categorized.
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Taking our heads, our neurons, our cognition seriously is very important. We know so much more about the effects now, and it is nothing to ignore. 

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Why poor sleep and forgetfulness plague the ageing brain

Why poor sleep and forgetfulness plague the ageing brain | Cognitive Awareness | Scoop.it
Shrinking cortex region is linked to sleep disturbances and memory impairment.

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Shrinking cortex region.

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Poor sleep in old age prevents the brain from storing memories

Poor sleep in old age prevents the brain from storing memories | Cognitive Awareness | Scoop.it
The connection between poor sleep, memory loss and brain deterioration as we grow older has been elusive. But for the first time, UC Berkeley scientists have found a link between these hallmark maladies of old age.

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This makes sense. Sleep time is consolidation time for memory.

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CogFit-Quest's curator insight, February 1, 2013 4:30 PM

Fascinating new study about how important deep slow wave sleep is to storing memory in the hippocampus.

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The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Bonds Emotionally

The Conscious Lifestyle:  A Leader Bonds Emotionally | Cognitive Awareness | Scoop.it
In this series of posts we're discussing the qualities of leadership using the acronym L-E-A-D-E-R-S. The second letter, "E” stands for emotional bonding. Of all the various qualities that
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Being Dyslexic in a Non-Dyslexic World

Being Dyslexic in a Non-Dyslexic World | Cognitive Awareness | Scoop.it

You have two options: 

1) Give up.

2) Try to find a solution.

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We all need to understand our individual brain "style". The insights of people with dyslexia are invaluable to self-understanding.

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Lou Salza's curator insight, March 6, 2013 12:02 PM


Rod Duncan writes:


"1) The proportion of the prison population in the UK who are dyslexic is far higher than the proportion of the general population who are dyslexic. In other words, something is making it more likely for dyslexics to end up in prison than non-dyslexics.

2) The proportion of entrepreneurial business leaders who are dyslexic is far higher than the proportion of dyslexics in the general population. In other words, something is making it more likely for dyslexics to become successful entrepreneurs. 

What condition could predispose people to two such opposite outcomes? A condition that makes it hard for the individual to function in the same way as the bulk of society.....


The PE teacher shouts to the class. Everyone put your right foot forward and your left foot back. The dyslexic kid gets it wrong. Again. Hasn’t he been listening? Are you lazy? Careless? Obstructive? Are you deaf? The child is concentrating hard, trying to figure out a method for remembering the names to these two sides. The teacher couldn’t teach a method, even if he recognised the problem. The teacher doesn’t have a method to remember left from right. He doesn’t need one..."

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How to Train Your Brain to Stay Positive

How to Train Your Brain to Stay Positive | Cognitive Awareness | Scoop.it
Three tips to help you keep a optimistic outlook on the challenges of running a business.Get the latest blog articles on business ideas and trends from...
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Oriented toward business people, these suggestions borrow from modern psychology in an accuratevway.

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The Social Brain

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We are constantly impacting the brain states in other people. In my EI model, “Managing Relationships” means, at this level, that we’re responsible for how we shape the feelings of
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It is about knowing what and how you think, but it is also about understanding that your EI affects those around you.

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Must Do- Your annual Dementia Test

HAVE A GO YourYearly Dementia Test It's that time of year to take our annual senior citizen test. Exercise of (206833) Must Do- Your annual Dementia Test Gapp-Shapp

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CogFit-Quest's curator insight, January 28, 2013 5:25 PM

And just for fun- one more dementia test! Watch out for tricky questions....

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The Conscious Lifestyle: A Leader Bonds Emotionally (Part 2)

The Conscious Lifestyle:  A Leader Bonds Emotionally  (Part 2) | Cognitive Awareness | Scoop.it
(In this series of posts we're discussing the qualities of leadership using the acronym L-E-A-D-E-R-S. The second letter, "E" stands for emotional bonding.)In the first post I urged that
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