memoria

Memory and its systems: a non-unitary concept


Human adaptation to environmental demands is based on memory, one basic cognitive ability. In fact, this cognitive process is studied across different fields of knowledge, not only psychology. Since the unitary concept of memory—which defined…

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Assessment and Treatment of Prospective Memory Deficits

Sarah Raskin


Dr Sarah Raskin will give a free online presentation on “Assessment and Treatment of Prospective Memory Deficits“. You can sign up now! Information on the free online presentation Title of the conference: Assessment and Treatment…

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investigación en enfermedades raras

Rare Disease Diagnosis and Research: Let’s Make Progress


According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a rare disease is one that occurs infrequently or rarely,and affectsa very small number of people worldwide. In the EU, diseases with a prevalence offewer than 5 in…

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x-fragil

Fragile X syndrome as told from an insider


What is fragile X syndrome? Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is an inherited genetic conditioncaused by a defect in the FMR1 gene located on the X chromosome; this gene provides instructions for making a protein called…

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Rehabilitation treatment for developmental coordination disorder (DCD)


From childhood onwards, we acquire information about how to perform specific tasks unconsciously and from experience. This information is stored and consolidated in our implicit (or procedural) memory to be retrieved when we face the…

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alzheimer

Quality of life in Alzheimer’s disease


When this topic was first proposed to me, I did not hesitate one second in accepting to write about the quality of life in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). You may wonder why it took me only…

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confabulacion -confabulation

Confabulations (Vol. II): theoretical models


Confabulations can be defined as false memories due to a retrieval problem, where the patient is unaware that he/she is confabulating and has the belief that the memory is true[1]. In a previous post, the classification,…

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El fenómeno de la confabulación

Confabulations (Vol. I): classification, neuropathology and cognitive mechanisms


Confabulationis a cognitive phenomenon that can be seen in several acquired neurological conditionsas well asin some psychiatric disorders. Although the term confabulation is currently used to refer to false perceptions of body states or the…

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