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May 6th, New York City: Anticipating and Shaping the Neuropsychology of the Future

Heads-up about an upcoming joint meeting by the New York Neuropsychology Group and the Psychology Section of the New York Academy of Sciences.

  • What: Neuropsychology of the future and how we can prepare for it today
  • When: Saturday May 6th, 2017, 10 am – 1 pm
  • Where: Podell Auditorium in Bernstein Pavilion, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 10 Nathan D Perlman Place NY, NY 10003

The Focus

Please join prominent neuropsychologists and industry leaders to explore the future of neuropsychology and how you can harness recent findings and technologies to prepare for Read the rest of this entry »

Adding mindfulness to the PTSD therapist’s toolkit

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Soldiers who return home in casts and caskets are not the only ones struck down by the trauma of war. Many young military men and women carry emotional wounds far beyond the battlefield in the form of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This Read the rest of this entry »

Study: Raising a teen with ADHD adds significant stress to parents–especially to mothers

MOTHER-TEENAGE-SONNumerous studies have established that parents of children with ADHD experience more stress in their parenting role than other parents. Although it is reasonable to expect that this would also be true for parents of adolescents with ADHD, this issue Read the rest of this entry »

How to mea­sure and improve brain-based out­comes that mat­ter in health care

Pio­neers advanc­ing health research, pre­ven­tion and treat­ment helped us under­stand emerg­ing best prac­tices where Read the rest of this entry »

Study: Long-term meditation can help slow down aging-related brain volume decline

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Long-term meditation tied to less brain loss (Reuters):

“People who reported meditating for an average of 20 years had higher brain volumes than the average person, researchers report in Frontiers in Psychology.

Kurth and his colleagues write that they can’t say meditation caused its practitioners to lose less brain volume, however. Other habits of long-term meditators may also influence brain volume…

Nearly 18 million adults and 1 million children practiced meditation in the U.S. in 2012, Read the rest of this entry »

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