News tagged with cognitive functioning

Related topics: brain , cognitive decline , older adults , cognitive impairment , working memory

Two cultures, same risk for cognitive impairment

Diabetes is a known risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, age-related conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. However, little is known about how the diabetes-cognitive decline link compares ...

Jun 22, 2015
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Changing activity in the ageing brain

Normal ageing affects our ability to carry out complex cognitive tasks. But exactly how our brain functions change during this process is largely unknown. Now, researchers in Malaysia have demonstrated that ...

May 29, 2015
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Rancho Los Amigos Scale

The Rancho Los Amigos Scale (a.k.a. the Rancho Los Amigos Cognitive Scale and the Rancho Scale) is a medical scale intended to assess the level of recovery of brain injury patients and those recovering from coma. It is named after the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.

The scale is from one to ten.

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