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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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Ex-Iowa lawmaker acquitted of sexually abusing wife who had dementia

Ex-Iowa lawmaker acquitted of sexually abusing wife who had dementia | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Henry Rayhons, 78, was accused of having sex with wife at nursing home after being told she was no longer capable of consenting
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Surprising contributor to Rett syndrome identified

Surprising contributor to Rett syndrome identified | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The immune system is designed to protect us from disease. But what if it was malfunctioning? Would it make a disease worse?
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Brain study shows inflammation is a marker of autism

Brain study shows inflammation is a marker of autism | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Using the largest data set for a study on gene expression and autism, researchers found the brains of people with autism have inflammation response genes perpetually turned on.
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What does living well mean to me?

What does living well mean to me? | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
The last three or four weeks I was doing a short Rethinking Ageing MOOC course at Melbourne University, which I resigned from yesterday, as it is was too time consuming, for no meaningful outcomes....
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Comment on “Just Do It” Takes a Lot of Resources: A #MindMap by ihall2057

Comment on “Just Do It” Takes a Lot of Resources: A #MindMap by ihall2057 | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
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Driving Safely With Dementia and Knowing When to Quit - Huffington Post

Driving Safely With Dementia and Knowing When to Quit - Huffington Post | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
While most doctors agree that people with moderate to severe dementia should not take the wheel, in the early stages, the medical consensus is that driving performance should be the determining factor of when to stop driving, not the disease...
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Food for thought: Master protein enhances learning and memory

Food for thought: Master protein enhances learning and memory | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Just as some people seem built to run marathons and have an easier time going for miles without tiring, others are born with a knack for memorizing things, from times tables to trivia facts.
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Neurologists Back FDA on Call for ALS Drug Data

Neurologists Back FDA on Call for ALS Drug Data | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Experts want Genervon to release all of its trial results for an investigational ALS drug that's already gained patient support.
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Jury: Iowa Man Not Guilty of Abusing Wife Who Had Dementia - ABC News

Jury: Iowa Man Not Guilty of Abusing Wife Who Had Dementia - ABC News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
An Iowa jury on Wednesday found a longtime state lawmaker not guilty of sexually abusing his wife who suffered from dementia, an unusual case that centered on when a person is no longer mentally capable of consenting to sex.
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Frontiers | Neuropsychology, Autobiographical Memory, and Hippocampal Volume in “Younger” and “Older” Patients with Chronic Schizophrenia | Schizophrenia

Despite a wide range of studies on neuropsychology in schizophrenia, autobiographical memory (AM) has been scarcely investigated in these patients.
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Dementia 101: Alzheimer's Might Not Be the Disease We Think It Is! - Huffington Post

Dementia 101: Alzheimer's Might Not Be the Disease We Think It Is! - Huffington Post | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
This perspective offers a reciprocally beneficial relationship for those experiencing the phenomenon and those that care about them, which in turn increases the quality of life for all. Looking at it this way offers a purpose to Alzheimer's....
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Trying to untangle what's healthy aging and what may lead to Alzheimer's - Miami Herald

Trying to untangle what's healthy aging and what may lead to Alzheimer's - Miami Herald | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
One in nine Americans ages 65 and older suffer from Alzheimer’s, a rate researchers are trying to raise
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Computational Neuropsychology, Studying Emergen...

Computational Neuropsychology, Studying Emergen... | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Warren Tryon, author of Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychotherapy, dives into computational neuropsychology, discussing emergence and synaptic reorganization.It is not enough to call for the study of emergence as I have done in my appeal for a...
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Is Bruges the most dementia-friendly city?

Is Bruges the most dementia-friendly city? | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Shop-owners in the Belgian city make their customers with dementia feel welcome. What can UK towns and cities learn from its approach, embraced by businesses, communities and council?

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Smart Woman: Virtual Dementia Tour - Big Country Homepage

Smart Woman: Virtual Dementia Tour - Big Country Homepage | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
A day in the life of a dementia patient. How you can put yourself in their shoes...
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Dementia: A month in the life (FULL documentary) - BBC News

Wendy, Keith and Christopher are three of more than 500000 people with dementia in the UK living at home. For the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme, they filmed parts of their lives over...
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A Lively Comment Discussion About Dementia and Sex - New York Times

A Lively Comment Discussion About Dementia and Sex - New York Times | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Many readers recounted stories about their own family members’ experiences under difficult circumstances.
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How Sharing a Life Story Helps Dementia Caregivers

How Sharing a Life Story Helps Dementia Caregivers | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
Personal information lets other caregivers connect with your loved one who has dementia.
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Idea From Adam Sandler Film Used to Soothe Dementia Patients - ABC News

Idea From Adam Sandler Film Used to Soothe Dementia Patients - ABC News | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition. "Good morning, merry sunshine, how did you wake so soon?
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Caregivers for those with autism, dementia find peace of mind with Project Lifesaver

Caregivers for those with autism, dementia find peace of mind with Project Lifesaver | Neurological Disorders | Scoop.it
April is National Autism Awareness Month. People with the disorder and other conditions like dementia and Alzheimer's have a tendency to wan…
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