Brown professor continues debate over recovered memory
...ing Pope and Hudson to conclude that "dissociative amnesia
is not a natural neuropsychological phenomenon, bu...erience, but it cannot prove or disprove traumatic amnesia
any more than it can prove or disprove the existen...s and data, respectively, that depict dissociative amnesia
as a naturally occurring traumatic sequela."
Classifying concussions could help kids
...experiences significant post concussive symptoms, some of which never fully resolved. And those whose concussions resulted in a loss of consciousness, amnesia
or an abnormal CT scan were more likely to have symptoms that persist.
"We do know that there are kids at risk, and we can begin to identify them,...
That gut feeling may actually reflect a reliable memory
... when people try to remember, they can know more than they think they know," Paller said.
The study builds upon a body of research that shows that amnesia
victims with severe memory problems often have strong implicit memories.
The study suggests that we shouldn't rely only on conscious memory, Palle...
VA Announces Changes to the Disability Rating Schedule for Traumatic Brain Injuries and Burn Scars
...veterans of the conflicts
in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Traumatic brain injuries result in immediate effects such as loss or
alteration of consciousness, amnesia
and sometimes neurological
impairments. These abnormalities may all be transient, but more prolonged
or even permanent problems with a wide range of i...
Effects of healing touch therapy being studied
...s expensive and not often covered by insurance companies.
"In addition, stronger sedation can prolong recovery for the patient and can cause slight amnesia
following the procedure," Schmulewitz says.
This study is looking at whether coupling Healing Touch with mild sedation prior to an EUS procedure ca...
Sleep Deprivation Helps Spot Sleepwalkers
...leepwalking, which affects up to four percent of adults, usually involves misperception and unresponsiveness to surroundings, and mental confusion and amnesia
about sleepwalking episodes. There is no proven method of diagnosing sleepwalking, so the disorder is diagnosed on the basis of a patient's clinical h...
Sleep deprivation used to diagnose sleepwalking
... Somnambulism (sleepwalking), which usually involves misperception and unresponsiveness to the environment, mental confusion and amnesia
about sleepwalking episodes, affects up to 4 percent of adults. There has been a sharp rise in the number of studies relating sleepwalking to aggressi...
Brain Circuits That Suppress Memory Found
... May lead to better understanding of amnesia
THURSDAY, Jan. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Brain circuits that play ...ctive retrieval," the study authors wrote.
The findings suggest that the amnesia
induced by posthypnotic suggestion "affects an executive pre-retrieval moni...
Ambien CR(R) (zolpidem tartrate extended-release) tablets CIV Improved Chronic Insomnia in Patients with Co-Morbid Generalized Anxiety Disorder
...hinery. Be sure you're able to devote 7 to 8
hours to sleep before being active again. Sleepwalking, and eating or
driving while not fully awake, with amnesia
for the event, have been
reported. If you experience any of these behaviors contact your provider
immediately. In rare cases, sleep medicines may caus...
Temporary Amnesia, Confusion Raise Stroke, Dementia Risk
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Brief bouts of amnesia
or confusion raise a person's risk of having a stroke or developing dementi...t a different category of brief neurological problems -- confusion or brief amnesia
that doesn't seem to be caused by a problem in a single region of the brain...
Humans may be losers if technological nature replaces the real thing
...e perceive as the full human experience of nature, and that it will contribute to what we call environmental generational amnesia."
This concept of amnesia
proposes that people believe the natural environment they encounter during childhood is the norm, against which they measure environmental degradation...
A recipe for saving the world's oceans from an extinction crisis
...latively pristine have, in fact, been radically altered by centuries of human exploitation.
Jackson has been on the lecture circuit since then. "Our amnesia
about what is natural is the greatest threat to the environment," said Jackson, in the youTube version of his talk "The State of the Ocean," delivered...
Prenatal exposure to marine toxin causes lasting damage
...spatial discrimination learning in particular maze tests.
Exposed rats of both sexes also showed greater susceptibility to a chemical that induces amnesia
by compromising particular brain receptors, suggesting that the animals had less functional reserve with which to solve memory tasks, the researchers ...