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A review of the neuropsychological features of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a very common cognitive disorder that afflicts aging people. It has a very high estimated life-time prevalence rate of 12.5% (Nevid, Rathus, & Greene, 2011) making it the most common dementia for people over the age of 65 (Weintraub, Wicklund, & Salmon, 2012). 1,434 more words

Research

Ebook : Psychology of fear : new research

Psychology of fear : new research

Brief Information
Fear is one of the basic emotions characterized by highly negative affect and psychologic excitation. This new book presents current research in the study of the psychology of fear. 93 more words

Psychology

An Excerpt from "AN UNAUTHORISED PROFESSION"

Reconstructing Carey Bauer’s Tuesday

Carey Bauer makes her way through the Groote Schuur Hospital parking lot. She is a rather short brunette in her mid-twenties, dressed almost always in a top of the knitted variety which stretches over her shapely bosom. 896 more words

Psychology

Synesthesia and song.

I have recently been really into the music of Mary Bichner. She is rooted in the Boston area and is also a Sailor Moon fan (the plots and characters of Sailor Moon inspire her songs.) She mixes classical music with pop songs to create her own music. 38 more words

Psychology

Alien Landscapes?: Interpreting Disordered Minds


by Jonathan Glover

Synopsis: We have made huge progress in understanding the biology of mental illnesses, but comparatively little in interpreting them at the psychological level. 256 more words

Psychology

A for Aphasia

Sunday and Tuesday were canceled due to a scheduling error, ie, I am still in the process of working out a steady schedule for posting that’s compatible with my summer commitments – it was all well and good prior to the summer break but then unpredictable (or slightly predictable) things happened and here we are. 878 more words

Psychology

The Real World! First External Placement

Hello! It’s been a while.

Mid-last year I was sent out into the Real World on my first external placement, in the neurology department of a large hospital. 812 more words

Clinical