Archive | November, 2018

Cognition

29 Nov

Continuing advances in neuro-imaging machines and brain-computer interfaces could potentially allow our minds to be read and manipulated involuntarily. We could use an open debate concerning neuro-specific rights involving neuroscientists, legal experts, ethicists, the government, and all of us. (Lenca, M. The right to cognitive liberty. Scientific American, 2017, 317(2), p. 10) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Aging

25 Nov

Life-style factors can protect from dementia:1) regular physical activity, 2)mental stimulation 3)controlling blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes.(Weir, K. Keeping dementia at bay. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(7), 46-52) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Holiday

22 Nov

Happy Thanksgiving! http://www.fineberpsychotherapy.com

Aging

18 Nov

Whatever causes dementia is a gradual accumulation of changes over a decade or more, It can take years before mild cognitive impairment reaches full-blown dementia. (Weir. K. Keeping dementia at bay. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(7), 46-52.) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Aging

14 Nov

A University of Michigan study found a decline in the prevalence of dementia in people over 65 from 11.6% of the population to 8.8% in 2012. (Weir, K. Keeping dementia at bay Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(7), 46-52) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

11 Nov

Charles De Gaulle: Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate of people other than your own comes first. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

3 Nov

Steve Jobs: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. http://www.finebergpsycotherapy.com