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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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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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When the Brain Can't Make Its Own Maps - The Atlantic

When the Brain Can't Make Its Own Maps - The Atlantic | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
People with a rare neurological condition called Developmental Topographical Disorientation, or DTD, can even get lost inside their own houses.
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The cortical analysis of speech-specific temporal structure revealed by responses to sound quilts

Nature Neuroscience | doi:10.1038/nn.4021
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Dementia Friends

Become a Dementia Friend. Learn more about what it is like to live with dementia and turn that understanding into action.
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Skeptical About #MindMaps? Read This Short Cultural Analysis.

Skeptical About #MindMaps? Read This Short Cultural Analysis. | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
From WordReference.com.
My answer would be,
“Yes. That way I will fully understand and remember what you were thinking.”
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Access : Neural Signatures of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Insights into Brain Network Dynamics : Neuropsychopharmacology

Neuropsychopharmacology, the official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, publishing the highest quality original research and advancing our understanding of the brain and behavior.

Via Jocelyn Stoller, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Having a Relatively Good Quality of Life with #Dementia: Interactive #MindMap

Having a Relatively Good Quality of Life with #Dementia: Interactive #MindMap | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
This first mind map is a “static” one (no interactive elements). Click on the map several times to expand the size to view details.
This second mind map is an “interactive” one.
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Medical marijuana might not help ease symptoms of dementia - YouTube

Medical marijuana might not help ease symptoms of dementia more:http://www.theverge.com/2015/5/13/8593137/medical-marijuana-dementia-patient-study

Via Skip Boykin
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Reading and Writing [in “#MindMap] Like You are 4 Again May Be a Great Strategy When You are 64

Reading and Writing [in “#MindMap] Like You are 4 Again May Be a Great Strategy When You are 64 | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Remember when you were about 4 years old … you’d sit with Mom or the Preschool Teacher or even Dad when he was not fixing the car or mowing the lawn or golfing. You would look at the book they were holding.
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B.B. King died after series of mini strokes, coroner confirms

B.B. King died after series of mini strokes, coroner confirms | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
B.B. King’s death has been attributed to a series of small strokes due to his long battle with type 2 diabetes, the official medical term being...
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Applying visual techniques to med school lessons - Philly.com

Applying visual techniques to med school lessons - Philly.com | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Quick! When a person is deprived of oxygen, which part of the brain is damaged first?
When Michael Natter learned the answer - the hippocampus, among other key regions - he promptly drew a cartoon of a dopey hippopotamus hooked to an oxygen tank.
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Judge euthanizes dementia patient despite medical staff's protests - OneNewsNow

Judge euthanizes dementia patient despite medical staff's protests - OneNewsNow | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Despite numerous pleas from the medical staff to keep an 80-year-old dementia patient alive, a judge in the Netherlands ruled that that the woman under their care must be euthanized, upholding her family’s court order.
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Dutch judge orders ‘mercy killing’ of 80-year-old dementia sufferer | Xbtc e News

Dutch judge orders ‘mercy killing’ of 80-year-old dementia sufferer | Xbtc e News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Dutch judge orders 'mercy killing' of 80-year-old dementia sufferer - http://t.co/PmWmhDvFxp http://t.co/2azEWSFeGr
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Dementia: Risk prediction models in dementia prevention - Nature.com

Dementia: Risk prediction models in dementia prevention
Nature.com
A recent study published in Neurology presented a risk score for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) formulated in the population-based Mayo Clinic Study of Aging.
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There is No Such Thing as an Untreatable Disease (Incurable Yes, but Not Untreatable): #Mapvocacy

There is No Such Thing as an Untreatable Disease (Incurable Yes, but Not Untreatable): #Mapvocacy | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
An example of #Mapvocacy — Memorable Advocacy Employing #MindMaps
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Is It Ordinary Memory Loss, or Alzheimer's Disease?

Is It Ordinary Memory Loss, or Alzheimer's Disease? | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Simple memory assessments are a way to get an idea of whether cognitive problems are drawing nearer.
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal #smbc #hiveworks http://t.co/X7eDDGBWXA What did I tell you about reading the neuropsychology literature?!
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Researchers discover brain area that digests speech timing

Researchers discover brain area that digests speech timing | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Duke University and MIT scientists have discovered an area of the brain that is sensitive to the timing of speech, an important element of spoken language.
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Some Simple #MindMap Style Guidelines for People with #Dementia (and #Elders in General)

Some Simple #MindMap Style Guidelines for People with #Dementia (and #Elders in General) | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The style guidelines given in this post are specifically for Buzan-type organic mind mapping. Only the program by the ThinkBuzan organization — iMindMap — can adequately produce such mind maps with complete and flexible formatting at this time.
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Amazon Kindle: A Highlight and Note by Thomas Christensen from The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science

Amazon Kindle: A Highlight and Note by Thomas Christensen from The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Man faar fjernet hippocampus og laases i tid. laerer intet nyt "Today H.M., the most famous case in neuropsych... http://t.co/dgInr17oIm
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Ex-football player Greg Ploetz, whose family tried pot for his dementia, dies - The Cannabist

Ex-football player Greg Ploetz, whose family tried pot for his dementia, dies - The Cannabist | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Greg Ploetz, for several years confused and weakened by mixed dementia and frontal lobe damage, fell often.
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Experts focus on dementia during Mental Health Awareness Month - WTNH

Experts focus on dementia during Mental Health Awareness Month - WTNH | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Contrary to stereotypes about aging, dementia is not a "normal" part of getting older. But it can be difficult to determine if an elderly pe…
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Antidepressant Use on the Rise Among Patients with Dementia - MedPage Today

Antidepressant Use on the Rise Among Patients with Dementia - MedPage Today | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Evidence to support use in frail, elderly population limited, Canadian researchers say.
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Jacksonville's Mayo has breakthrough in treating ALS, dementia

Jacksonville's Mayo has breakthrough in treating ALS, dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
In what they are calling a major breakthrough, researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville have replicated a genetic mutation associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) and frontotemporal dementia in a mouse.
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Do We All Have Alzheimer's Completely Wrong? This Man Says Yes

Do We All Have Alzheimer's Completely Wrong? This Man Says Yes | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
(PRI) Throughout his career, Duke University neurology professor Allen Roses has challenged what for decades has been the prevailing orthodoxy in Alzheimer’s research: Namely, the “amyloid hypothes...
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