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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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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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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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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Intervention on a basic activity of daily living (dressing) with NeuronUP


As explained in a previous post, according to the framework developed by the American Occupational Therapy Association AOTA (1), activities of daily living (ADLs) are activities oriented toward taking care of one’s own body. ADLs also…

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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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