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Neuropsych bookworm: Psychological assessments shown to be as ...

Neuropsych bookworm: Psychological assessments shown to be as ... | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
My office spring-cleaning has revealed more useful resources: this time, a brief article from the APA Monitor on Psychology titled: Psychological assessments shown to be as valid as medical tests.
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Fighting Back Against #Cognitive #Aging (#Mindmapping to Exercise the Brain and Organize Thinking)

Fighting Back Against #Cognitive #Aging (#Mindmapping to Exercise the Brain and Organize Thinking) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
As is said (albeit in a quite different context) "use it or lose it." You age and people tell you to start do crossword puzzles (I've never liked them) or to do simple arithmetic on an iPad (hhmmm....
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Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias | Neuropsychological ...

While NFTs and SPs are characteristic of AD, they are not pathognomic, as they occur in multiple other neurodegenerative diseases such as progressive supranuclear palsy and dementia pugilistica, which will be discussed below.
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Picture Mind Maps and Retrieving Memories

Picture Mind Maps and Retrieving Memories | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Just seeing this set of pictures and the brief comments will probably elicit a large number associations and feelings you have about each of these public figures. The pictures make the associations strong and emotional.
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JCI - Thinking laterally about neurodegenerative proteinopathies

Many neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, and frontotemporal dementia, are proteinopathies that are associated with the aggregation and accumulation of .....
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Leukemia Drugs for Treating Neurodegenerative Disorders

Leukemia Drugs for Treating Neurodegenerative Disorders | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
... a unique and exciting new strategy to treat neurodegenerative diseases that develop due to abnormal buildups of proteins like Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), frontotemporal dementia, ...
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Neuropathology and Braak Staging of Parkinson's Disease | Brain ...

Neuropathology and Braak Staging of Parkinson's Disease | Brain ... | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Parkinson's disease (PD) is defined as progressive neurodegenerative disorder caused by loss of dopaminergic cells in the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNpc) [ref1][ref2]. Up until recently, the ...
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Demonstration of Text vs #MindMaps in Instruction

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The rules of mind mapping are pretty simple.
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As of 2008 the Process of Cognitive Aging has Changed (PART 2)

As of 2008 the Process of Cognitive Aging has Changed (PART 2) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
PART 1 discussed my view that a world wide memory is available to supplement an aging (and especially cognitively impaired) person’s biological personal memory (a.k.a. the brain).
Seems obvious, but is it?
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14 Things I Learned About #MindMapping in 2013

14 Things I Learned About #MindMapping in 2013 | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
If you read this blog regularly you know that I experiment a lot with mind mapping methods and try to analyze how they might be best used to promote active visual learning.
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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s [iMindMap 6, iMindMap 7 Comparison]

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s [iMindMap 6, iMindMap 7 Comparison] | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The first version was published a few posts ago and created in iMindMap 6. The original post has a discussion of the highly credible web site from which the information in the map was developed.
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The Old Healthcare “Do you understand me?” [A #mindmap to the tune of "Hold that Tiger" or Tiger Rag]

The Old Healthcare “Do you understand me?” [A #mindmap to the tune of "Hold that Tiger" or Tiger Rag] | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Healthcare Costs = f(Patient Level of Understanding Condition and Treatment, Condition, Type of Treatment)
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A Way to Kickstart the Development of Effective Treatments for Rare Diseases without Taking Needed Resources from Research on Diseases that Affect Many

A Way to Kickstart the Development of Effective Treatments for Rare Diseases without Taking Needed Resources from Research on Diseases that Affect Many | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The only way I see to develop effective medical treatments and care models for many of the thousands of rare diseases is to pool the RESEARCH resources that individual countries are spending and th...
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Read This or That: #DrugWarnings and #MindMaps

Read This or That: #DrugWarnings and #MindMaps | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
THIS (clip from information sheet attached to prescription refill) OR THAT (one of these pictures could be added, fonts could be changed, colors could be changed, style could be changed)? [I am NOT...
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Easily Test “Dyslexic” Fonts

In a prior post, I discussed issues about fonts and their use in mind maps for people with varying types of cognitive impairment. In a second prior post, I showed examples of  using free fonts thought to be useful for individuals with dyslexia.
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Many #MindMaps with Medical-Psychological “Information” are Garbage

Many #MindMaps with Medical-Psychological “Information” are Garbage | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
You heard it here first …
Taking information from a dubious (wrong!) source and putting it into a mind map does not make the information more credible. Bad advice is bad advice whether is is well-formatted and pretty or not.
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FTD Update from Murray Grossman at 2013 Penn FTD Caregiver Conference

The latest research and treatment advances on Frontotemporal Degeneration, from director of Penn's FTD Center, Murray Grossman, MD, EdD, professor of Neurolo...
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Mice Study Finds Cancer Drug May Work on Common Brain ...

Mice Study Finds Cancer Drug May Work on Common Brain ... | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Common diseases that develop in association with the abnormal buildup of proteins include Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), frontotemporal dementia, Huntington disease and Lewy body ...
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Alzheimer's Disease: Deadly Infectious Cause Known and Hidden ...

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Alzheimer's Disease: Deadly Infectious Cause Known and Hidden - Prions Government's, Corporation's and Search Engines Deadly Secret: "Alzheimer's Disease is a Prion Disease. ...
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Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) - Brain Stories - WordPress.com

Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) - Brain Stories - WordPress.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) is a neurodegenerative disease, classically presented with progressive cognitive impairment, parkinsonism, visual hallucinations, and fluctuations in attention and confusion.
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As of 2008 the Process of Cognitive Aging has Changed (and we just don’t know it yet)

As of 2008 the Process of Cognitive Aging has Changed (and we just don’t know it yet) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
I’m getting old. Show me some pictures of Yankee Stadium two blocks from where I lived as an infant in 1951. Or remind me about those kids I knew in High School. Whatever ever happened to my office mate from grad school?
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Annual Backup of “Me” (a #MindMap)

Annual Backup of “Me” (a #MindMap) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Every year around this time, I go out and buy a new external hard drive, copy all of my computer files onto it, set the file to “read only,” and then archive it.
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My PG notes: Harrison

My PG notes: Harrison | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
All neurodegenerative diseases are caused due to accumulation of small protein aggregates called oligomers. ... FTD is indicated by axial rigidity,supranuclear gaze palsy and a motor neuron disease. PSP ...
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Recent Tweets on #Dementia Nov 25 2013

Recent Tweets on #Dementia Nov 25 2013 | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
proud son invited to give 2014 MasterClass #dementia Caledonian University to attend via tommywhitelaw.eventbrite.com/?
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#CareMaps: Uses of #MindMaps in #Caregiving for Patients with #Dementia, #MCI, and #Neurodegenerative Disorders

#CareMaps: Uses of #MindMaps in #Caregiving for Patients with #Dementia, #MCI, and #Neurodegenerative Disorders | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
For the past few months, I have been focusing on the use of mind maps to assist people with dementia, cognitive impairment, or cognitive decline deal with various issues that arise as they work hard to maintain independence.
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#Dementia and "Typical" #Aging: Examples of (Better???) Ways to Present Online Health Information with #MindMaps

#Dementia and "Typical" #Aging: Examples of (Better???) Ways to Present Online Health Information with #MindMaps | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
In the past I have blogged about my suggestion that Public Health students learn to use methods like mind maps and other visualizations to make health brochures and posters more informative and com...
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#Dementia and "Typical" #Aging: Examples of (Better???) Ways to Present Online Health Information with #MindMaps

#Dementia and "Typical" #Aging: Examples of (Better???) Ways to Present Online Health Information with #MindMaps | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
In the past I have blogged about my suggestion that Public Health students learn to use methods like mind maps and other visualizations to make health brochures and posters more informative and com...
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