Executive functions in children and adolescents


In a previous post, we talked about the importance of executive functions (EF) in our daily life. Thanks to this post, you will further your understanding of executive functions in children and adolescents, with a…

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1er Congreso de la Sociedad Colombiana de Neuropsicología - Summary of the 1st Congress of the Colombian Society of Neuropsychology

Summary of the 1st Congress of the Colombian Society of Neuropsychology


The 1st Congress of the Colombian Society of Neuropsychology took place between September 21 and 23, 2017, with the aim of disseminating scientific advances made in Colombia in the field of neuropsychology, as well as…

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funciones ejecutivas - Executive functions

Executive functions: Can they be improved?


Most recent studies in the field of neuropsychology and functional neuroimaging have highlighted the importance of executive functions (EF). Thanks to this post, you will learn more about the significance of executive functions in your…

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terapias intensivas - Intensive therapies 3

Intensive therapies in neurorehabilitation: Only applicable to motor functions?


The effect of intensive therapies on the recovery of people from brain injury has been studied with increasing frequency in recent years. The results of these studies are starting to show the enormous potential of…

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toma de decisiones - Decision Making

Decision Making from a Psychological Perspective


The importance of decision making lies in the fact that it is one of the most complex cognitive processes dealt with by human beings. From the moment we get up, until we go to bed,…

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Ejercicios para trabajar el razonamiento en niños - Activities for improving reasoning in children

Activities for improving reasoning in children


Cognitive stimulation is a fundamental neuropsychological technique for improving mental capacity in people. When applied to children, cognitive stimulation aims to improve basic cognitive processes, including memory, attention, and reasoning. Today, we focus on activities…

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ejercicios de cognición social - Social Cognition Activities

Social Cognition or Understanding Others: Social Cognition Activities


Do you know, thanks to which cognitive function are we capable of interpreting other people’s emotions? Can you identify the function responsible for understanding what others might think in certain situations? Or do you know…

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Memory games for seniors: Worksheets for improving memory - Fichas de memoria para mayores

Memory games for seniors: Worksheets for improving memory


A couple of weeks ago, our blog entry focused on worksheets for improving attention and memory in children and adults. In today’s post, we introduce 5 memory exercises for older adults developed by NeuronUP. 5…

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heminegligencia - Hemineglect,

Hemineglect: The Half of Everything


How many times have you gone to the fridge or the closet looking for something specific, and even though you had what you were looking for right in front of you, you didn’t see it?…

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terapia ocupacional - Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy: Characteristics, goals, and functions


Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health profession recognized by law (Law 44/2003 of 21 November on the Regulation of Health Professions); entry to occupational therapy practice requires specific university-level education. Occupational therapists, as members of…

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