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Executive Function Skills and Disorders

Executive Function Skills and Disorders | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
WebMD explains what executive function is and discusses problems of executive function, such as difficulty in planning and organizing.
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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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Creating a dementia-friendly workplace - Downloads - Alzheimer's Society

Creating a dementia-friendly workplace - Downloads - Alzheimer's Society | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's Society download - Creating a dementia-friendly workplace - A practical guide for employers | About dementia | Dementia Friendly Communities
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How Autistic People Helped Shape the Modern World

How Autistic People Helped Shape the Modern World | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
WIRED spoke to Steve Silberman about how the modern world came to recognize autistic people.
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Dementia sufferers 'stop noticing memory loss two years before condition develops' - The Guardian

Dementia sufferers 'stop noticing memory loss two years before condition develops' - The Guardian | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
US study shows sharp drop in memory awareness about two years before the development of symptoms
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Dementia levels 'are stabilising' - BBC News

Dementia levels 'are stabilising' - BBC News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The number of people with dementia is levelling off in parts of Western Europe - and even falling in the UK - according to a report by University of Cambridge scientists.
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Awareness of Memory Goes Before Dementia Sets in - MedPage Today

Awareness of Memory Goes Before Dementia Sets in - MedPage Today | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
'Part of the natural history of late-life dementia'
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Marijuana Doesn't Shrink Brains, But It Can Change Them, Studies Find

Marijuana Doesn't Shrink Brains, But It Can Change Them, Studies Find | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Marijuana doesn't appear to shrink important regions of the brains of users, but a study published Wednesday shows something possibly more subtle and
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Worried someone has dementia? - Dementia guide - NHS Choices

Worried someone has dementia? - Dementia guide - NHS Choices | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
What to do if you think someone you know is showing the signs of dementia.
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Dementia costs could top $1 trln by 2018 - Reuters

New figures show the global cost of dementia could reach $1 trillion dollars by 2018. As Hayley Platt report one Alzheimer's organisation is calling on businesses to help.
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Comment on Part 1: Watch a Person with #Dementia Use a #MindMap to Communicate (Time Lapse Video) by MindMaps and Dementia | dementiapatchwork

Comment on Part 1: Watch a Person with #Dementia Use a #MindMap to Communicate (Time Lapse Video) by MindMaps and Dementia | dementiapatchwork | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
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Suggested Empirical Studies on #MindMapping and …

Suggested Empirical Studies on #MindMapping and … | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
When the topic of mind mapping comes up, most people who know anything at all about mind mapping ask how it works to increase and enhance memory.
The memory enhancing possibilities of the method are an obvious one for further study.
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#MindMap Bout Nuthin’ in the Key of Big D and Brain Exercise

#MindMap Bout Nuthin’ in the Key of Big D and Brain Exercise | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
It had no idea what this was going to be about 20 minutes ago.
So I sat down and started with the title.
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At the end my brain felt recharged. Amazing what a little meditation and daydreaming can do.
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Review of Cognitive Tests to Detect Dementia

Review of Cognitive Tests to Detect Dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
This systematic review and meta-analysis suggest that the Mini-Cog test and Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination–Revised are the best screening tests for dementia.
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Psychology research is often questionable, study finds - Yahoo News

Psychology research is often questionable, study finds - Yahoo News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Scientific studies about how people act or think can rarely be replicated by outside experts, said a study Thursday that raised new questions about the seriousness of psychology research.
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Dementia caregivers focus on retaining skills, not what's been lost - WTHR

Dementia caregivers focus on retaining skills, not what's been lost - WTHR | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Tina Jones remember when her mother's memories started to slip away.
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Many AD Patients Have Minimal Plaque - MedPage Today

Many AD Patients Have Minimal Plaque - MedPage Today | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Anti-beta-amyloid plaque treatment may offer little benefit in this population
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Lower physical activity is associated with higher disease burden in pediatric multiple sclerosis

Lower physical activity is associated with higher disease burden in pediatric multiple sclerosis | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Regular #exercise beneficial for #children with #MS study finds http://t.co/XJXp1qBRVP
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Dementia detection research a personal mission for PhD student - Medical Xpress

Dementia detection research a personal mission for PhD student - Medical Xpress | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A University of Manchester PhD student has used MR scans in a new way to detect the devastating form of dementia that affected her late husband, raising the possibility of earlier diagnosis.
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Isolated tauopathy ‘surprisingly common’ in AD dementia | The Nigerian Herald - Breaking News, Latest News

Isolated tauopathy ‘surprisingly common’ in AD dementia | The Nigerian Herald - Breaking News, Latest News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A study shows that about a quarter of people with clinically diagnosed mild or moderate Alzheimer’s disease have only minimal β-amyloid deposition on autopsy....
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Researchers Identify 9 Modifiable Risks for Alzheimer’s Disease : Neurology Now

Researchers Identify 9 Modifiable Risks for Alzheimer’s Disease : Neurology Now | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
An abstract is unavailable.
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Dementia-Staying Safe At Home - PR Newswire (press release)

Dementia-Staying Safe At Home - PR Newswire (press release) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
ATLANTA, Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Home can be a scary place for someone who has been diagnosed with dementia or...
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World Alzheimer Report 2015

Global cost of Dementia set to reach US $1 Trillion by 2018. World Alzheimer Report 2015 estimates that someone develops dementia every 3 seconds. Find out ...
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From BIG D to little d: Your #Dementia Experience Will Differ from That of Your Grandparents and Parents: #MindMap

From BIG D to little d: Your #Dementia Experience Will Differ from That of Your Grandparents and Parents: #MindMap | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The BIG D — currently the most dreaded way to die in the world.
I occasionally get tweets when I write columns on living well with dementia stating that the writer will — if he or she gets dementia in later years — consider committing suicide.
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How I #MindMap with Dementia. Summer 2015. Time-Lapsed Videos.

How I #MindMap with Dementia. Summer 2015. Time-Lapsed Videos. | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
I have dementia. #Buzan-style organic mind mapping has greatly improved quality of life.
Each of these videos employs time-lapsed recording. 8 minutes of elapsed time reduce to 1 minute of running time.
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New limits put on nursing home ads - Boston Globe

New limits put on nursing home ads - Boston Globe | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Massachusetts nursing homes will no longer be allowed to advertise “memory care” or similar services if they have not complied with requirements to ensure appropriate dementia care, under state rules issued Friday.
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#CognitiveImpairment? #Dementia? #Older? #Brain Athlete? Warming Up Your Brain: #MindMap

#CognitiveImpairment? #Dementia? #Older? #Brain Athlete? Warming Up Your Brain: #MindMap | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Going out jogging? You probably stretch and bend and wiggle around and jump up and down before you start running. Warmed up enough? No. Do more. Finish up? Then cool down and start warming up for the demands of the aerobic bicycle.
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