Cómo afecta el insomnio a nuestras funciones ejecutivas - How does insomnia affect executive functions 

How does insomnia affect executive functions?


How does insomnia affect executive functions? In today’s society, sleep problems are much more common than in previous decades. This is due, among other factors, to the sensory overstimulation which we are subjected to on a…

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Deterioro de la atención sostenida y rehabilitación - Sustained attention impairment and rehabilitation

Sustained attention impairment and rehabilitation


What is attention? Attention is a basic, multidimensional cognitive ability, essential for information processing[1].On the one hand, it is considered basic because it is essential for the correct functioning of higher-order psychological processes such as…

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Executive functions in children and adolescents


In a previous post, we talked about the importance of executive functions (EF) in our daily life. Thanks to this post, you will further your understanding of executive functions in children and adolescents, with a…

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1er Congreso de la Sociedad Colombiana de Neuropsicología - Summary of the 1st Congress of the Colombian Society of Neuropsychology

Summary of the 1st Congress of the Colombian Society of Neuropsychology


The 1st Congress of the Colombian Society of Neuropsychology took place between September 21 and 23, 2017, with the aim of disseminating scientific advances made in Colombia in the field of neuropsychology, as well as…

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funciones ejecutivas - Executive functions

Executive functions: Can they be improved?


Most recent studies in the field of neuropsychology and functional neuroimaging have highlighted the importance of executive functions (EF). Thanks to this post, you will learn more about the significance of executive functions in your…

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terapias intensivas - Intensive therapies 3

Intensive therapies in neurorehabilitation: Only applicable to motor functions?


The effect of intensive therapies on the recovery of people from brain injury has been studied with increasing frequency in recent years. The results of these studies are starting to show the enormous potential of…

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memoria de trabajo - working memory

Working memory and short-term memory: distinction and revision


One distinction we usually make when talking about different human memory systems is between working memory and short-term memory. In the existing literature, some authors consider short-term memory to be a subset of working memory,…

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toma de decisiones - Decision Making

Decision Making from a Psychological Perspective


The importance of decision making lies in the fact that it is one of the most complex cognitive processes dealt with by human beings. From the moment we get up, until we go to bed,…

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