Neurocognitive

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  • Neurocognitive Assessment: Neurocognitive Analysis

    Methods Neurocognitive Assessment: Neurocognitive assessment will be performed by a team of trained psychologist. Patients will be evaluated using classical well-validated paradigms designed to measure a set cold and hot executive functions in a touch screen interactive platform (Cold functions: sustained attention, shifting attention, response inhibition, working memory; hot functions: conditioned learning, sensibility to reward). The system allows to individualize the characteristics (response time, correct/incorrect trials, etc.) of the responses from each one of the presented stimuli, with important flexibilities for posterior data analysis. The following paradigms were pre-selected for this study: Attentional Blink,49 CPT,50 Flanker Test,51…

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  • Concussions: The Importance Of Concussions In Football

    Gosselin, 2012; Eisenberg, Meehan, & Mannix, 2014). This means that sometimes as high as 15 percent of these concussions, just the ones reported have serious problems that come with them. This case study goes in depth studying when or even if athletes should return to their respective sports. More than that though this study looks at the long term affects and reports that findings from this case series suggest that speech-language pathologists can deliver individualized interventions that lead…

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  • Neurocognitive Dream Theory

    After viewing the State of Consciousness section on "Dreams," the experiences I have had with dreams are more understandable now. For example, since I play fantasy football, I have had dreams in which I stressed over losing on fantasy football due to severe injuries for the players on my team or simply just mismanagement. Most importantly, these dreams typically occurred in Sunday night and several days afterwards, when football was still fresh in my mind. These dreams do make sense now as they…

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  • Schizophrenia Informative Speech

    neurodevelopment, psychological health, and social living environment. Now that I’ve given you an overview of what schizophrenia is, I will tell you about some different symptoms and causes of the illness. The severity and characterization of schizophrenia depends of positive and negative symptoms. For example, reduced emotional expressions, excitatory status, and poor cognitive ability. Some negative effects of schizophrenia are emotion impoverishment, speech difficulty, thought…

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  • Amyloid Cascade Hypothesis By Karl Herrup: Article Analysis

    Neurocognitive disorders are shown to be some of the most prominent disorders in the US. Neurocognitive disorders can effect any demographic; they do not choose only certain type of people, and they can have an effect on anyone no matter their age, gender, ethnicity, etc. A Neurocognitive disorder is a disorder that is usually developed over time and affects mainly people of the older generation. A lot of these neurocognitive disorders are shown as a deterioration of certain areas in the brain.…

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  • Henry Viii Personality

    head injury contributed to these events, especially since the motive for his divorce was in his desire for to have a son (Historic Royal Palaces, 2015), but neurocognitive damage was likely to have occurred. Since multiple head injuries create neurological deficits like memory, attention and concentration (Graham & Rivara, 2014), this injury should be taken into consideration with his second…

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  • Essay On Blast Waves

    veterans with histories of mild blast TBI, 80 had residual neurocognitive deficits” (R. Ruff, S. Ruff, Wang 949). The neurocognitive deficits mentioned are headaches, migraines, and sleep disturbance. The study also shows that “veterans with residual neurocognitive deficits had been exposed to more explosions. Veterans who had persisting neurocognitive deficits were more likely to have headaches, PTSD, and impaired sleep. They were more likely to have headaches with migraine features. They had…

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  • Delirium: A Case Study

    (2) Develops over a short period of time and tends to fluctuate during the day; (3) Additional disturbance in memory deficit, disorientation, language, or perception; (4) One and three are not better explained by another pre-existing neurocognitive disorder, and…

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  • Visual Performance Observation

    often have to make decisions during the flight phase of their jump, potentially delaying their reaction time and altering their landing mechanics. Therefore, is it possible to determine athletes who may be at higher risk of injury based on their reaction time? Recently there has been evidence to support an association between brain function calculated by a computerized neurocognitive test, like ImPACT, and knee injury risk.1 Due to this association, it is extremely pertinent to further study…

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  • Dementia Essay

    taking proper vitamins. And it is always important for any disorder/disease that a person gets checked out as soon as possible because the earlier the disorder/disease is spotted, doctors can begin to work on treatment and preventions of it spreading. References Fukui, T. (2015). Historical review of academic concepts of dementia in the world and Japan: with a short history of representative diseases. Neurocase (Psychology Press), 21(3), 369-376. doi:10.1080/13554794.2014.894532 MacGill,…

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