Quantcast

Latest Neuropsychology Stories

2013-09-24 13:36:50

Patients suffering from early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease who were diagnosed sooner than usual using a brain imaging test received Alzheimer-specific medications earlier than those who did not have the brain imaging results available to their doctors or themselves. These patients also had significantly better clinical outcomes during the subsequent years they were clinically monitored, UCLA researchers have found for the first time. The Metabolic Cerebral Imaging in Incipient Dementia...

2013-09-06 23:19:20

A drug resembling Ecstasy, but purer in content, named Molly has been gaining in popularity with college students and is showing up at night clubs. Those with an addiction to the new designer drugs should seek the specialized care found at a qualified detox center such as Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 As reported by NBC News (9/1) in their news story, Who is Molly? Dangerous drug gaining popularity with new name, that a drug resembling Ecstasy, but purer in...

2013-09-04 23:24:17

Brain Evolution System created by Lee Benson and Karl Moore is a new online 6- month Brainwave course that teaches people how to handle stressful situations in their life. A full Brain Evolution System overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if the course is worth buying. (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Brain Evolution System designed by Lee Benson and Karl Moore is a new online 6-month brain training course that instructs people how to convert stress into calm on-demand, how to get rid of...

2013-08-22 23:04:49

The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, led by Georgia State University, has received a $3.4 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to investigate the neurobiology behind the evolution of positive emotions and prosocial behaviors, such as empathy, compassion and cooperation. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, led by Georgia State University, has received a $3.4 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to investigate the...

Give Your Brain A Boost By Playing Video Games
2013-08-21 13:14:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from scientists at Queen Mary University of London and University College London (UCL) is giving gamers a good excuse to stay hooked on their latest vice. Researchers reported in the journal PLoS ONE that certain types of video games can help to train the brain to become more agile and improve strategic thinking. The team recruited 72 volunteers and measured their "cognitive flexibility," described as a person's ability to...

2013-08-19 15:25:30

For the first time, researchers have documented irregular brain activity within the first 24 hours of a concussive injury, as well as an increased level of brain activity weeks later—suggesting that the brain may compensate for the injury during the recovery time. The findings are published in the September issue of the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. Thomas Hammeke, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, is...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
Related