WHITE PAPER: Dyslexia and Reading Problems

May 22, 2013 by

“Dyslexia and Reading Problems” by Lori Bryan, Ph.D....

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WHITE PAPER: Autism and Cognitive Remediation

May 21, 2013 by

“Autism and Cognitive Remediation” by Lori Bryan, Ph.D....

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Anticholinergics may cause cognitive impairment

May 13, 2013 by

Anticholinergic drugs, commonly taken by the elderly, may cause cognitive impairment when taken for 60 days or more. Even drugs with weak anticholinergic effects can have a negative impact on the brain if multiple types are taken for 90 days or more. Anticholinergic drugs are often taken as sleep aids or for bladder leakage and are over-the-counter in many cases....

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Brain training device connects brains & paralyzed limbs

May 12, 2013 by

A new brain training device may help stroke survivors reconnect their brains and paralyzed limbs. The device, which was created in Hong Kong, can detect brainwaves and control the paralyzed limb or even a robotic hand....

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Using bright light therapy to treat TBIs

May 11, 2013 by

Bright light therapy may help people suffering from mild traumatic brain injuries with their sleep, emotion, cognition and brain function. Patients who underwent six weeks of morning bright light therapy had decreased daytime sleepiness and were less depressed. It also made them more alert and there was more brain activation during demanding tasks....

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Fortified breakfast cereals contributing to Alzheimer’s?...

May 10, 2013 by

 Are over-fortified breakfast cereals contributing to our risk of Alzheimer’s? Vegetarian activist and author Dr. Neal Barnard thinks so. He argues few of us are deficient in copper and iron (two of the supplements in cereals) and too much has been linked to the beta-amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer’s....

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