autismo-y-cerebro

Autism and the Brain


Autism is a developmental neurobiological disorder that manifests itself during the first three or four years of life and lasts throughout a person’s lifetime. Although each autistic syndrome is different in its symptomatology, this disorder…

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Alicia Fernández Zúñiga post

The child neuropsychologist Alicia Fernández-Zúñiga will give a free online lecture in Spanish at NeuronUP Academy entitled “Skills of the therapist of children and adolescents”


Alicia Fernández-Zúñiga, a child neuropsychologist and expert in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of language disorders, will give a free online lecture in SPANISH at NeuronUP Academy entitled “Skills of the therapist of children and…

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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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Down syndrome told by the Asociación Síndrome de Down Las Palmas


What is Down syndrome? Down syndrome is a genetic alteration caused by the presenceof an extra chromosome, thus disrupting the course of normal physical and intellectual development. People with Down syndrome have three copies of chromosome…

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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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Assessment and Treatment of Prospective Memory Deficits

Sarah Raskin


Dr Sarah Raskin will give a free online presentation on “Assessment and Treatment of Prospective Memory Deficits“. You can sign up now! Dr. Sarah Raskin Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Trinity College in Hartford,…

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investigación en enfermedades raras

Rare Disease Diagnosis and Research: Let’s Make Progress


According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a rare disease is one that occurs infrequently or rarely,and affectsa very small number of people worldwide. In the EU, diseases with a prevalence offewer than 5 in…

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Fragile X syndrome as told from an insider


What is fragile X syndrome? Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is an inherited genetic conditioncaused by a defect in the FMR1 gene located on the X chromosome; this gene provides instructions for making a protein called…

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