After years of evaluating patients with memory complaints, we have compiled a list of the most commonly reported complaints. Some of these reflect primary problems with memory. Others reflect a disturbance in other areas, including attention and...
What are executive functions? Neurologists and neuropsychologists use the term "executive functions" to describe a set of complex behaviors that are necessary for a person to attain goals and adapt to changing environmental demands. These functions...
Like all forms of behavior, executive functions result from the activity of the entire brain, but these abilities have been linked more specifically to the functions of the frontal lobes. Years of brain research have shown that the most severe and...
The high cost of many prescription medicines is a real problem to many people who need to buy them regularly, especially if they don't have insurance coverage. One solution that is often mentioned is buying the medicines in another country where...
A model for understanding the relationship Many people with epilepsy lead happy and fulfilling lives. Nevertheless, formal research has shown higher rates of mental and behavioral disorders (also known as psychopathology) among those with...

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