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Introduction Sleep is important to all of us. Everyone knows how much clearer we think, how much quicker we react, how much better we perform after a full night of uninterrupted sleep compared with one which is frequently interrupted or too...
Carl W. Bazil, M.D., Ph.D. The Neurological Institute 710 West 168th Street New York, NY 10032 (212)305-1742 FAX (212)305-1450 e-mail cwb11@columbia.edu For: Current Opinion in Neurology Editor: William Theodore, M.D....
We all know that we think more clearly, react more quickly, and generally perform better after a good night's sleep. Sleep is especially important if you have epilepsy. Most types of seizures are affected by sleep, although the degree varies widely...
The term executive functions describes a range of abilities. A typical list of these includes initiation, sustained attention, planning, organization, set-shifting, conceptual functioning, awareness, and insight. Let's review the behavior relevant...
Deficits in executive functions can be very difficult to treat. Some people who are overly susceptible to distraction can be helped to focus by using a mild psychostimulant such as Ritalin. It remains unclear how this kind of medication affects...

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