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July 9th in Toronto, Canada: Latest research findings on Neuroplasticity, Brain Connectivity and Neuropsychological Measures

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Event descrip­tion: Join Bar­bara Arrow­smith Young as Dr Greg Rose presents his lat­est research find­ings about the Arrow­smith Pro­gram. Dr Rose at South­ern Illi­nois Uni­ver­si­ty is cur­rent­ly under­tak­ing three research stud­ies on the Arrow­smith Pro­gram and also involved in an inter­na­tion­al sys­tem­at­ic research effort to under­stand how the Arrow­smith Pro­gram changes brain func­tion­ing and how this trans­lates into improved cog­ni­tive behav­iour. Read the rest of this entry »

Have a good Good Friday & Passover & egg hunt!

New book in Spanish — El Cerebro que Cura: Descubre la mejor forma de mantener un cerebro sano como fuente de salud

Para ten­er una vida ple­na y feliz, lo más impor­tante es ten­er un cere­bro sano. Esta es la premisa que defien­den los autores: cómo una mente sana puede dar lugar a un cuer­po igual­mente salud­able.

A través de sus estu­dios e inves­ti­ga­ciones, los autores pre­tenden demostrar que lle­var a cabo un patrón con­cre­to de activi­dad cere­bral, nos per­mite resi­s­tir mejor las enfer­medades y puede inclu­so ayu­darnos a vivir más.

En El cere­bro que cura, nos enseñan por qué este órgano tan impor­tante nos ayu­da a man­ten­er­nos sanos y qué podemos hac­er para con­seguir que fun­cione a pleno rendimien­to. La nutri­ción, el sueño, el ejer­ci­cio o la social­ización son parte de los pilares fun­da­men­tales para log­ar una mente, un cuer­po y un alma más sanos.

Los Autores:

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On Mental Health and the advent of Digital Phenotyping

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Build­ing the Ther­mome­ter for Men­tal Health (The Dana Foun­da­tion):

Imag­ine that you vis­it your physi­cian com­plain­ing of a fever and, rather than tak­ing out a ther­mome­ter, they begin hov­er­ing their “edu­cat­ed hands” over you. Grad­u­al­ly, they press down against your arm to gain a full impres­sion of your skin’s tem­per­a­ture and the “deep­er seat­ed com­bus­tions.” Remov­ing their hand, they look close­ly at your appear­ance and pro­nounce their assess­ment: you do, in fact, have a fever. You might (jus­ti­fi­ably) be dubi­ous Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone :-)

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