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Listen to Alzheimer

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects speech and language (Cummings, Benson, Hill & Read, 1985). This can be caused by the disease affecting language as a neurocognitive

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executive functions

The term executive functions appears in many psychological contexts. Among other reasons, this reflects the fact that the term refers to a conglomerate of individual

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Forgetting – Friend or foe?

Forgetfulness is one of the most important symptoms in many neurocognitive diseases and especially known from Alzheimer’s disease. Forgetting is generally considered to be a

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MS Awareness Day

In 2009, World MS Day was founded by the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF). MSIF helps to raise awareness and to gain a deeper understanding

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World Schizophrenia Day

The National Schizophrenia Foundation (NSF) is a non-profit organisation founded in 1950 which declared May 24 as World Schizophrenia Day in honor of Dr. Philippe

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68 years after H.M.

Possibly one of the most famous cases in cognitive neuroscience was Patient H.M.. He experienced violent epileptic seizures as a young man, which were controlled

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Post-Stroke Depression

Post-stroke depression (PSD) refers to the onset of unipolar affective disorder after a stroke. Since cerebrovascular disease is common, and a significant proportion of those

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5 rules for DCT

Decentralised clinical trials (DCT) often use new technologies or processes to create options for participation outside of conventional clinical trial settings. These so-called virtual trials

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