Neuropsychology

A new study has discovered that there are two different ways in which the brain is able to process numbers - and they both seem to depend on the structure of the organ as opposed to learnt methods.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) put people at a greater risk of early death than the general population even when they appear to have fully recovered, according to a new stud
A series of radio programmes designed to fight the marginalisation of people with learning disabilities and an exhibition of multisensory illusions at the Edinburgh Camera Obscura are two of the projects to be supported by public engagement grants from the British Psychological Society this year.
The Wellcome Trust and Education Endowment Foundation are to provide £6 million in funding to test and develop the efficacy of neuroscience-based education programmes in schools, it has been revealed.
Two researchers from the University of Newcastle in Australia have found that music may be successfully used to help people with acquired brain injuries (AB
Scientists are hopeful that the findings of a new study may lead to new non-drug treatments for children with Tourette Syndrome being developed.
The Royal College of Physicians has today launched new guidelines on the diagnosis and management of people with prolonged disorders of consciousness. They should help healthcare staff, families, carers, friends and others understand the clinical, ethical and legal issues surrounding the care of these patients.
The belief that men and women think in completely different ways appears to have been confirmed by a new study at the University of Pennsylvania in the US.
Simple facts about the brain are rare, but one of them is that for most people language function is located mainly in their left brain hemisphere.
People who think about themselves will experience higher brain activity if they are suffering from depression, new researc
This study day brings together current theories regarding the influence of anxiety, trauma and stress on functional cognition. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch)
Please note this event is now cancelled This workshop will provide current understandings of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), the impacts and challenges of the disease and best practice in neuropsychological assessment, cognitive
Neuro-enhancement is something that could potentially to be used in the security services and the military at some point in the future, it has been noted.
An individual's personality is not determined by which side of the brain they use the most.
A co-author of the British Journal of Psychology’s most cited paper has won the Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge for 2013.
Hypnosis is synonymous with stage entertainment where the performer puts volunteers from the audience into a trance and commands them to do embarrassing things.
  What is going on in the brain of someone who has the deluded belief that they are brain dead?
The BPS DoN is delighted to announce the second Annual Conference scheduled for Friday 15th November, 2013 at Bloomsbury Holiday Inn, London. The theme of the conference is: The rise and rise of neuropsychology.
Congratulations to the 2012 Doctoral Award winner Dr Stephanie Rossit from Glasgow Caledonian University. This annual award recognises outstanding published contributions to psychological knowledge by a postgraduate research student while carrying out the research for their doctorate.
It is rewarding for the brain to listen to new music, research has suggested.
A team led by Katherine Button at the School of Experimental Psychology in Bristol, and including psychologist Brian Nosek, founder of the new Center for Open Science, make the case in a new paper that the majority of neuroscience studies involve
A neurosurgical implant that acts as a form of pacemaker for the brain can lead to improved mood for severe anorexia patients.
People are so awestruck by neuroscience, the briefest mention of brain-based jargon or glimpse of a brain scan is enough to send their critical faculties into a flutter. Or so they said.
New research looking at the brain could have implications for the wellbeing of both stroke and Alzheimer's disease patients.
New research is to look at why some people appear to be naturally artistic while others are more scientific or musical.
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