Raffle Brain Institute http://rafflebraininstitute.com/articles-and-publications en “You’re Serious!” – Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Rehabilitation http://rafflebraininstitute.com/articles-and-publications/%E2%80%9Cyou%E2%80%99re-serious%E2%80%9D-%E2%80%93-neuroplasticity-and-cognitive-rehabilitation <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; min-height: 14px;"> </p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; text-align: center; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';"><span style="font-size: large;"><strong>“You’re Serious!” – Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Rehabilitation</strong></span></p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Tags:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/brain"><span>brain</span></a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/neuroplasticity"><span>Neuroplasticity</span></a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/cognitive-rehabilitation"><span>Cognitive Rehabilitation</span></a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/tags/brain-rehabilitation"><span>brain rehabilitation</span></a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/therapy"><span>therapy</span></a></div></div></div> Sat, 18 Jul 2015 01:48:38 +0000 admin 141 at http://rafflebraininstitute.com How Types of Dementia Affect Neuropsychological Assessment of Competence and Capacity http://rafflebraininstitute.com/articles-and-publications/how-types-dementia-affect-neuropsychological-assessment <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">Paper Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, California, March 20, 2015</span></p></div></div></div> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 05:00:00 +0000 admin 139 at http://rafflebraininstitute.com Dyslexia is NOT a Learning Disability – It’s a Brain Disorder http://rafflebraininstitute.com/articles-and-publications/dyslexia-not-learning-disability%E2%80%93it%E2%80%99s-brain-disorder <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: 0.5in; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman';">Dyslexia, Latin for “faulty reading,” is found in over 30 million adults in the U.S., and in about 80% of children who are in special education under the category of “specific learning disability.” Dyslexia is also common in many children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).</span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0000 admin 138 at http://rafflebraininstitute.com ”Chemobrain”: Cognitive Management of Adult Cancer Survivors http://rafflebraininstitute.com/articles-and-publications/%E2%80%9Dchemobrain%E2%80%9D-cognitive-management-adult-cancer-survivors <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Over 13.8 million cancer survivors currently live in the United States (Stubblefield, Schmitz, &amp; Ness, 2013), of which about 300,000 are adult survivors of childhood cancer. As new chemotherapeutic agents are introduced, the percentage of adult cancer survivors will increase – as will the number of adults who suffer late neurocognitive late effects of these treatments, which may not appear until 20 years after treatment.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:11:01 +0000 admin 120 at http://rafflebraininstitute.com A Neuropsychologist’s Role in Determining Diminished Capacity http://rafflebraininstitute.com/articles-and-publications/neuropsychologist%E2%80%99s-role-determining-diminished-capacity <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><span style="line-height: 1.538em;">Attorneys and judges must rely on a legal standard for capacity, i.e., a definition or test of capacity existing in current statutory law, and interpreted by existing guidelines and case law. Most laws related to competency, capacity, and guardianship are written at the state level and applied mainly in family or probate courts.</span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:08:55 +0000 admin 119 at http://rafflebraininstitute.com