Misconception (about the neurology of aging) 2

Memory (cognitive ability, executive control, motor control, whatever) resides in a place(s). If we fix that (those) place(s), we fix...
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A Top Ten List: Misconceptions, by scientists and the public, about the neurological bases of memory/cognitive losses in aging

In early October, I attended a meeting sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and the McKnight Foundation considering the...
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Why are Mexican-Americans more susceptible to PTSD?

Why are Mexican-Americans more susceptible to PTSD?

Traveling in Mexico and observing the operation of Mexican families has brought a simple question to my mind: Why are...
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A traumatic-brain-injury success story

About two weeks ago, Posit Science was visited by a family who appeared to have greatly benefited from the use...
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PTSD as a modern invention

Like many of you, I have spent quite a few hours over the past 10 days watching the Ken Burns...
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Is bipolar disorder in childhood an emergent plague?

About a month ago, results from a NIMH-sponsored statistical study that determined the rate at which children were being labelled...
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Eating crow

Some months ago, after my grand-daughter Leila's school in Oakland, California burned down and its rebuilding seems to be drowning...
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A connected kid

I know a 16-year-old boy who is addicted to video games. By 'addiction', I mean that he is compelled to...
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