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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Intervención con NeuronUP en la nueva versión de la actividad e la vida diaria Vístete 2 Intervention on a basic activity of daily living (dressing) with NeuronUP

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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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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Memory games for seniors: Worksheets for improving memory - Fichas de memoria para mayores

Memory games for seniors: Worksheets for improving memory


A couple of weeks ago, our blog entry focused on worksheets for improving attention and memory in children and adults. In today’s post, we introduce 5 memory exercises for older adults developed by NeuronUP. 5…

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Fichas de atención y memoria para niños - Worksheets for improving attention and memory in children and adults

Worksheets for improving attention and memory in children and adults


Worksheets for improving attention and memory are vital when training these cognitive functions in both children and adults. But why is it important to train attention and memory? Attention is the ability that allows us to…

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memoria corporizada - embodied cognition

Embodied memory: The influence of body posture on autobiographical memory


In cognitive science, everyone seems to be talking about embodied cognition; a concept involving the claim that states of the body modify states of the mind [1]. As seen in a previous post, it has…

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