Aura Fundació explica la importancia de la estimulación cognitiva en personas con discapacidad intelectual 2

Aura Fundació discusses the importance of cognitive stimulation for people with intellectual disability


Do you know Aura Fundació? Do you know what its mission is? The head of the neuropsychology program at Aura Fundació, Roser Fernández, tells us about the work of this social entity and discusses the…

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Guía Breve para la Revisión de Literatura sobre Apraxias

Brief guide to reviewing literature on apraxia Vol. 2


Do you sometimes get lost while reading different articles and books on apraxia? This is the second installment of a brief guide to reviewing literature on apraxia, designed to make it easier for professionals and…

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Sistemas funcionales de las praxias

Brief guide to reviewing literature on apraxia Vol. 1


Sometimes, when looking up different sources on apraxia, we can find no agreements among the different definitions, classifications, diagnostic criteria or nomenclatures of movements given by the different manuals or authors. This blog post tries…

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malformación de chiari - Chiari Malformation

Chiari Malformation Type I. A Clinical Case.


Before presenting the clinical case, I will give a brief explanation of Chiari malformation. What is Chiari malformation? Chiari malformation is thought to be the result of incomplete development at the lower rear of the…

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Rehabilitación neuropsicológica en la enfermedad de Parkinson - Cognitive Rehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease - Cognitive Rehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease

Cognitive Rehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease


What is Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the most common neurodegenerative movement disorder, with studies reporting prevalence between 108-207 per 100,000 in Europe. Although a pure genetic origin can be demonstrated in a minority…

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ángel sánchez ponencia Repercusiones funcionales de las apraxias - Ángel Sánchez continues answering questions from his presentation "Functional consequences of apraxia"

Ángel Sánchez continues answering questions from his presentation “Functional consequences of apraxia”


Ángel Sánchez continues answering questions from his presentation “Functional consequences of apraxia” On March 20th, Ángel Sánchez Cabeza, an occupational therapist with aMasters in Neuropathology,gave a free online presentation at NeuronUP Academy on the functional consequences of…

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Intervención con NeuronUP en la actividad básica de la vida diaria vestirse - Select the level of difficulty when practicing basic activities of daily living

Basic activities of daily living: intervention for improving dressing performance with NeuronUP


According to the framework developed by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) (1), activities of daily living are activities oriented toward taking care of one’s own body. ADLs also are referred to as basic activities…

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Aplicaciones de la neuromodulación en neurorrehabilitación - Applications of neuromodulationin neurorehabilitation tDCS

Applications of neuromodulation in neurorehabilitation


More than a century of research showed that solving the nine-dot problem was impossible. The exercise involves connecting all nine dots with four straight lines. Difficulty in solving the problem remained even after giving hints,extended…

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cognición social - social cognition

Social cognition: structure and assessmentof a key construct


In the field of neuropsychology and psychology, an understanding of social cognition brings to mind concepts such as empathy, recognition of emotional facial expressions, theory of mind or mentalization; however, it is not always clear…

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4 Causas Infrecuentes del Ictus 4 Perplexing Main Rare Causes of Stroke

4 Perplexing Main Rare Causes of Stroke


Stroke is a chief cause of death- the third in the U.S with statistics citing about 140,000 fatalities annually. The condition occurs when there is a problem with the blood vessels like blockage (ischemic) or a leak…

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