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Neuropsychology News (6 articles)

New Insight into Cognitive Changes in Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin in collaboration with colleagues in the Department of Neurology at St Vincent’s University Hospital and University College Dublin have recently reported new insights into cognitive changes in multiple sclerosis, using newly developed signal processing...

Published on 11 October 2012, 05:01

Neuropsychologist proves that some blind people “see” with their ears

Dr. Olivier Collignon of the University of Montreal's Saint-Justine Hospital Research Centre compared the brain activity of people who can see and people who were born blind, and discovered that the part of the brain that normally works with our eyes to process vision and space...

Published on 17 March 2011, 11:34

Psychiatric impact of torture could be amplified by head injury

Study finds brain changes, more severe depression in political detainees experiencing head injury.Depression and other emotional symptoms in survivors of torture and other traumatic experiences may be exacerbated by the effects of head injuries, according to a study from the Harvard Program in...

Published on 7 November 2009, 06:23

Women Outperform Men When Identifying Emotions

Women are better than men at distinguishing between emotions, especially fear and disgust, according to a new study published in the online version of the journal Neuropsychologia. As part of the investigation, Olivier Collignon and a team from the Université de Montréal Centre de recherche en...

Published on 21 October 2009, 12:11

Concussion in athletes can affect mental and physical processes 30 years later

Researchers from the Université de Montréal have found the first evidence that athletes who were concussed during their earlier sporting life show a decline in their mental and physical processes more than 30 years later, according a study published in Brain. Louis De Beaumont, a...

Published on 28 January 2009, 15:21

Selflessness - The Core of All Major World Religions - Has Neuropsychological Connection, MU Study Finds

COLUMBIA, Mo. – All spiritual experiences are based in the brain. That statement is truer than ever before, according to a University of Missouri neuropsychologist. An MU study has data to support a neuropsychological model that proposes spiritual experiences associated with selflessness...

Published on 17 December 2008, 10:41