pintando el alzheimer

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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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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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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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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explicar el Alzheimer a los niños - Enfermedad del Alzheimer - Explaining Alzheimer’s Disease to Children

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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memoria afectiva y Alzheimer - emotional memory and Alzheimer’s

The remains from a shipwreck: emotional memory and Alzheimer’s


The remains from a shipwreck. That’s what I like to call what Alzheimer´s doesn’t take away. And that is, in a way, the representation of what outlasts the disease after such a tremendous tsunami of destruction….

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Alzheimer-10 Cognitive Rehabilitation Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

10 Cognitive Rehabilitation Activities for People with Alzheimer’s Disease


The cognitive rehabilitation exercises described here for persons with Alzheimer’s have been developed by NeuronUP and are available for all those professionals working with our neurorehabilitation web platform. Please keep in mind that these are…

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