Neuropsychology

The Fourth UK Paediatric Neuropsychology Symposium, ‘Atypical Developmental Pathways’, will take place at the Institute for Child Health in London this week (19-23 May).
A study into brain patterns suggests musical training can alter the way we think.
"When children display problems in one area, it might be more important to, as early as possible, set up a strategy for helping with all related symptoms rather than trying to help only with a specific diagnosis (which often will change over time)
Professor Trevor Robbins CBE from the University of Cambridge is to receive his Brain Prize at a ceremony in Copenhagen today, Thursday 1 May. The prize recognises highly original and influential advances in any area of neuroscience.
The British Psychological Society is holding a reception at the Scottish Parliament this evening (29 April 2014) to raise awareness of the increased risk of reoffending behaviour following injury to the head and brain.
Our use of laughter and swearing as forms of emotional expression are two of the topics featured in a new BPS series of audio interviews with prominent psychologists.
New research suggests that children with Tourette's syndrome (TS) could be unconsciously training their brain to minimise the tics they display.
People may be more likely to experience gambling addiction if they have damage to a particular part of the brain, or it is not functioning properly.
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.
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