Latest Neuropsychology Stories

2014-01-18 23:02:17

Announcing a New Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (JINS) New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 Dr. Stephen M. Rao, the Ralph and Luci Schey Chair and Director of the Schey Center for Cognitive Neuroimaging at Cleveland Clinic, has begun his tenure as the Editor-in-Chief of JINS. Published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the International Neuropsychological Society, JINS publishes empirically-based articles covering all areas of...

2014-01-17 23:05:05

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Cognitive Assessment and Training Market [Dementia Screening; Clinical Trials, Classroom Learning, Brain Training, Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT, CAT), Concussion Management, Academic Research] Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013-2018)” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 In this report, cognitive assessment and training is defined as solution that is able to monitor, assess, train, or enhance cognitive functions. These...

2014-01-14 23:27:15

Peer-reviewed articles and professional conference papers, as well as general audience presentations, introduced many to how a brain-code theory explains psychological problems and treatment. Greenville, South Carolina (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Over the past 13 months, Dr. Robert A. Moss has authored 4 peer-reviewed articles and 2 other professional articles on a comprehensive brain model and its applications to the understanding and treatment of psychological problems. In addition, he...

2014-01-14 12:24:52

FLEMINGTON, N.J., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HCD Research announced the establishment of a Neuroscience-based Flavor and Fragrance market research division. The objective of the organization is to help companies incorporate neuroscientific research tools, which when combined with traditional methods, provide a view of the immediate subconscious response to stimuli in addition to cognitive response. This new division, which will be directed by Dr. Michelle Niedziela, will...

Older Adults See Long-Lasting Cognitive Benefits From Brain Training
2014-01-13 10:57:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from a team of American researchers has found that older adults can experience decade-long cognitive benefits from as few as ten mental training sessions. The study, which was published on Monday in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, also found that additional ‘booster’ sessions could further increase participants’ gains in reasoning ability and speed for processing information. "Showing that training...

2014-01-06 23:23:23

Passages Malibu issues statement on the drug as it grows in recreational popularity. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 On December 16th, Northwestern University released details of a medical study that examined frequent marijuana use and its effects on the teenage brain. The results revealed that teenagers who smoked marijuana everyday for three years showed abnormal changes in their brain structure, and demonstrated poorly on tasks requiring memory-based skills. The changes in brain...

Do Brain Training Games Work
2014-01-02 14:28:29

[ Watch the Video: Brain Training - Does It Really Work? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apps for 'brain training' claim to use games or tasks as a way of enhancing cognitive abilities. However, a new study the Journal of Neuroscience suggests that these games may only improve a person’s capacity to perform the specific training task and lack evidence that this skill translates to other cognitive abilities. Study researchers looked specifically at a brain...

2013-12-18 23:23:45

Randy Skinner, FEED 3 Exec Director, asks for help in providing food for children in Dallas who are dealing with hunger during the holidays. New Donation options available that will provide help and hope to local children. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 During the holidays, while most dream of Santa, tens of thousands of children in the Greater Dallas area will be hungry because they will not be in school. More than 80% of the children in the DISD depend on the school lunch program...

Vegetative Patients Recognize Loved ones
2013-12-17 08:29:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Patients in a vegetative state may be able to recognize photographs of their family and friends, according to a new study published this month in the journal PLOS ONE. Although patients in a vegetative state are awake, can breathe on their own, and appear to go in and out of sleep, they do not respond to what is happening around them, and exhibit no signs of conscious awareness. Since communicating with these patients is...

2013-12-13 23:28:40

The new “ways to prevent dementia” article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com covers signs of memory loss and ways to prevent dementia effectively. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The new “ways to prevent dementia” article on the website Healthreviewcenter.com delivers 12 warning signs of dementia and 5 ways to prevent dementia that help people understand clearly different aspects of Alzheimer’s and dementia disease. This article is actually suitable for those people who...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'