The author discusses the results of her recent study on self-reported empathy in women with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and queries how representative currently diagnosed women with ASD are of the total population of women on the spectrum (including those ‘under the radar’ who have not received a diagnosis of ASD).
There are three ways to extend mobility for older people and patients. We can offer electronic support in or on the means of transportation, we can adapt the infrastructure, and we can provide cognitive training. Dick de Waard focused in his inaugural lecture (and in this blog post) on the first two.
Do you remember that one classmate in elementary school who was often off-task, restless, and clowning around? What did the teacher do about it? In this blog post, I use recent reviews to discuss what science suggests to be effective for managing children with symptoms of ADHD in the classroom.
The author discusses the lack of female- specific research in autism and proposes a new way to look at the issue of under-diagnosing girls with this condition.
Can you imagine it is possible to improve cognitive functioning only by sitting regularly for a few minutes on a vibrating chair? In our studies, we demonstrated that Whole Body Vibration (WBV) can be of potential value in the treatment of patients with ADHD!
A large percentage of patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) are intoxicated with alcohol at the time of injury. This study shows that although intoxicated patients have a worse initial clinical presentation, they have a better long-term outcome.
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of bicyclists was assessed with a breathalyser on nights out. An expected increase in percentage cyclists with a BAC above zero over the course of the night was found, and after midnight the proportion cyclists with alcohol in their blood rose to 90%, with an average BAC above 0.8‰.
In March 2015, the joint meeting of the British and Dutch Neuropsychological Associations took place in London. A group of researchers from the University of Groningen hit the plane to present their findings. Also on it: two Research Master students from the Clinical Neuropsychology track.