Neuropsychology

The winners of this year's annual Brain Prize have been announced at a ceremony in Denmark. Giacomo Rizzolatti, Stanislas Dehaene and Trevor W.
The cognitive damage caused by white matter disease appears to be more widespread than previously thought, according to a study published in the British Psychological Society's Journal of Neuropsychology today. 
The second fortnightly Psychology FM broadcast goes out on the Manchester radio station ALL FM on Wednesday 19 February at 11am and will look at neuropsychology.
The role cognitive and behavioural psychologists play in the race to crack the world’s most complex system, the human mind, will be explored in a fully booked Science Museum event today, Wednesday 12 March, at the Dana Centre in London.
You wouldn't believe the amount of ink spilled by neuroscientists and psychologists attempting to explain the simple fact that we can't tickle ourselves.
Two new studies have resulted in discoveries about the causes of schizophrenia, which is believed to affect around one in 100 people at some time in their lives.
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?
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