La identidad del cuidador frente a la enfermedad del Alzheimer

The Caregiver’s identity in the face of Alzheimer’s disease


Identity is the set of characteristics that a person has and that distinguishes them from others. Without identity, we do not exist. This is what happens to the primary caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s: they…

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El neuropsicólogo Ramón Fernández de Bobadilla impartirá una ponencia sobre rehabilitación neuropsicológica en la enfermedad de Parkinson

The Neuropsychologist Ramón Fernández de Bobadilla Will Give a Presentation on Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in Parkinson’s Disease


NeuronUP Academy returns! The neuroopsychologist Ramón Fernández de Bobadilla will give a free online presentation on neuropsychological rehabilitation in Parkinson’s disease on September 25 at NeuronUP Academy. You can sign up now!   SIGN UP FOR…

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El TDAH aumenta el riesgo de desarrollar problemas de conducta

Does ADHD increase the risk for developing behavior disorders?


What are behavior disorders? Behavior disorders or problems are one of the main reasons why parents turn to health professionals. They are characterized by serious, repetitive and persistent misbehavior. It goes far beyond being a…

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Juan Carlos Arango Lasprilla nominado a ser miembro de la junta directiva del INS - Juan Carlos Arango has been nominated to serve as Member-at-Large on the INS

Juan Carlos Arango has been nominated to serve as Member-at-Large on the INS


The prestigious neuropsychologist Juan Carlos Arango, a regular contributor to NeuronUP and speaker at the NeuronUP Academy, has been nominated to serve as Member-at-Large on the INS (International Neuropsychological Society). Congratulations, Juan! In the coming…

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Estimulación cognitiva - cogntiive stimulation

Cognitive stimulation


Cognitive stimulation involves a range of activities aimed at maintaining or improving cognitive function. It targets cognitive domains such as orientation, attention, memory, language, executive functions, gnosis, praxis, visuospatial skills, social cognition, etc. Cognitive stimulation…

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Intervención con NeuronUP en una persona de edad media con alteraciones en el lenguaje - Cognitive intervention with NeuronUP in a middle-aged person with language impairments

Cognitive intervention with NeuronUP in a middle-aged person with language impairments


The following intervention with NeuronUP recommends a series of activities aimed at aspecific case of a personwith language impairments. Many definitions of language have been proposed. According toLecoursand Lhermite1,“language is the result of a complex nervous…

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Funciones Cognitivas

Cognitive abilities or functions: definition, examples, and exercises for improving them


Cognition or cognitive functions are mental processesthat allow us to receive, process and elaborate information. They allow individuals to have an active role in the processes of interaction, perception, and comprehension of the environment, which in turn…

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Nuevas propuestas en estimulación sensorial para el tratamiento de los trastornos crónicos de la conciencia

New sensory stimulation treatment options for patients with chronic disorders of consciousness


Sensory stimulation programs have a long history of being used in neurorehabilitation, as they are one of the most commonly used treatment options for addressing global disorders of consciousness after severe brain injury [1]. These…

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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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Terapia ocupacional en pacientes con daño cerebral sobrevenido

Occupational therapy for patients with acquired brain injury


Today, the occupational therapist Ángel Sánchez, after explaining in an earlier post the goals and functions of occupational therapy, addresses the role of occupational therapy in patients with acquired brain injury. Occupational therapyis the use of…

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