Neuropsychology

Children who have suffered concussion should return to physical activity as it is safe for them to do so, an American neuropsychologist will tell a conference in Bristol today.
A psychologist who has investigated a region of the brain at the crossroads of executive control and social cognition has been awarded the British Psychological Society’s Spearman Medal.
A lively debate was held at London’s Senate House yesterday with panellists from neuroscience and psychology discussing the question: is science broken? If so, how can we fix it? 
Look at the age at which athletes reach their top performance levels in different sports and it seems there isn't a single time in life at which physical capability peaks.
A crowdfunding site set up to raise funds to complete research into the effects of LSD on the brain has attracted more than one thousand backers in less than a week.
The SS Great Britain in Great Western Dockyard, Bristol, is the striking venue for a British Psychological Society meeting on the prevention, management and treatment of concussion and other mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children later this month.
This event is designed to help neuropsychologists improve their skills and knowledge in the assessment of mental capacity, in clinical and medicolegal contexts.
Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes, the President Elect of the British Psychological Society, is one of the speakers at our Scottish Branch’s annual Scientific Meeting in Stirling today.
We are delighted to announce the 2015 BPS/DoN Faculty of Paediatric Neuropsychology symposium. We are particularly pleased to be hosting this event alongside and with the support of the Association of Paediatric Emergency Medicine.
The US Supreme Court has recently made a number of rulings that suggest it sees corporations as having similar rights and responsibilities to individual human beings, such as that they have the right to free speech, and can be exempt from laws tha
A widely-used brain stimulation technique may be less effective than previously believed.
Imagine a politician from your party is in trouble for alleged misdemeanours. He's been assessed by an expert who says he likely has early-stage Alzheimer's.
Registration is open for the British Neuroscience Association’s (BNA’s) Festival of Neuroscience, which takes in Edinburgh in April. The BNA’s 50th Anniversary Lecture will be given during the event by the 2014 Nobel Laureate Professor John O’Keefe.
Speaking two languages since childhood does not delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease, a new study published in the British Journal of Neuropsychology has found.
Anxiety can make people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) more susceptible to Alzheimer's disease, a new study has found.
A training regime at the University of Sussex has successfully conditioned 14 people with no prior experience of synesthesia - crossing of the senses - to experience coloured phenomena when seeing letters.
The Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society's Division of Neuropsychology is taking place today, Friday 28 November, at the Holiday Inn, Regent’s Park, London.
The course will begin with an introduction to the science of sleep and then go on to described the various types of insomnia, backed up by use of case examples; before introducing a range of assessment and treatment options.
**Please note this event is fully booked**
People with Korsakoff's syndrome (KS) - a form of dementia caused by a severe deficiency of of thiamine (vitamin B1) - are still able to acquire spatial information.
Depression has been named as the most widespread non-motor symptom of people with Parkinson's disease.
When an accomplished creative writer gets on with their craft, their brain operates in a somewhat different way to a novice's.
The Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Neuropsychology takes place at the Holiday Inn London Regent's Park Hotel on 28 November 2014. Its title is ‘The added value of clinical neuropsychology’.
John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work identifying the brain's "GPS system" - the internal maps that allow us to understand our position in space.
Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and Parkinson's disease (PD) have overlapping symptoms but remain difficult to distinguish. However, a new paper in the Journal of Neuropsychology suggests that people with PSP experience more severe and extensive cognitive impairments than those with PD early on.
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