Cómo explicar el Alzheimer a los niños

Explaining Alzheimer’s Disease to Children


Every July 26th Grandparents Day is celebrated to pay tribute to the vital role grandparents play in families. At NeuronUP, we would like to take this opportunity to discuss the difficult task of explaining Alzheimer’s disease to…

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Todo sobre la memoria

All about memory


By Dr. Pablo Barrecheguren (@pjbarrecheguren) We tend to think of our intellectual capacities as single chunks and yet abilities such as memory are rather a structure made up of different compartments. All of them are…

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Pintando el alzhéimer

Painting Alzheimer’s


By Dr. Pablo Barrecheguren (@pjbarrecheguren) All artists sign their work, however, by the end of 1999, William Utermohlen could barely remember his signature. Born in Philadelphia (1933), William was a famous American artist living in…

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La memoria y sus sistemas: un concepto no unitario

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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6 ejercicios para mejorar la memoria

6 activities to improve memory


“Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us”, Oscar Wilde once wrote. Memory is the storage of information and personal experiences. It gives us the capability to learn and adapt. Thanks to…

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El fenómeno de la confabulación (Vol. II): modelos teóricos

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 (Vol. I): clasificaciones, neuropatología y mecanismos cognitivos

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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Mecanismos cognitivos del aprendizaje sin error

The cognitive mechanisms of errorless learning


Errorless learning (EL)is a commonly used technique in memory, rehabilitation given the advantage it hasfor patients with amnesia over traditional learning, which allows to make errors and takes advantage of them. However, there is evidence that…

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