Accuracy of dementia brain imaging must improve (University of East Anglia release):
“A report published today in The Lancet Neurology evaluates for the first time how well different types of brain imaging tests work to detect Alzheimer’s and predict how the disease will progress.
The results show that the accuracy of brain imaging must be improved before it can be rolled out Read the rest of this entry »
A cap that treats depression? Check the science before getting excited (The Guardian):
“Yesterday, an article in the Entrepreneurs section of the Guardian purported to reveal a “cloth cap that could help treat depression”. This claim has caused some alarm in the neuroscience and mental health fields, so it’s important to look a little more closely at what the manufacturers are actually claiming. Read the rest of this entry »
Center for Neurotechnology Studies Announces Release of Trends in Neurotechnology August 2015 (Potomac Institute for Policy Studies):
“Revolutions in neurotechnology will soon influence every aspect of human life. Neurotechnology can be used to further understand the natural processes of the brain, study and treat neurological disorders and injuries, and enhance neural capabilities, resulting in increased human intelligence and efficiency. Outside of the realm of health, it can be used in social contexts to improve overall quality of life.”
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World Alzheimer Report 2015: Revised Estimates Hint at Larger Epidemic
Chart: Estimated prevalence of dementia for people over 60. [World Alzheimer Report 2015, ADI.]
“Alzheimer’s Disease International yesterday released its World Alzheimer Report 2015: The Global Impact of Dementia. This seventh annual report from the federation of Alzheimer associations updates 2009 estimates of Read the rest of this entry »
Decreased Activity Levels in MS Patients Linked To Cognitive Impairment (Multiple Sclerosis News):
“A new study published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy assessed the cognitive factors affected in multiple sclerosis patients concerning their activity and participation in everyday life Read the rest of this entry »
By: Greater Good Magazine
Since its release in June, Inside Out has been applauded by critics, adored by audiences, and has become the likely front-runner for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
But perhaps its greatest achievement has been this: It has moved viewers young and old to take a look inside their own minds. Read the rest of this entry »