May 2, 2019
We believe that reality is exactly what we perceive but really, this is just an illusion of our own brain. This happens because our brain takes shortcuts to interpret information and adapt to our surroundings: heuristics on which the brain relies to understand the reality perceived, but… can we always trust our brain when it utilizes these resources?
glasses of a person who sees reality in a distorted way because of cognitive biases
March 29, 2019
Most people believe that even basic emotions are capable of clouding our judgement, thus affecting our ability to make rational decisions. However, the reality is more complicated than this, and neuroscience holds the key to understanding why.
woman with emotions, feelings of happiness, sadness, anger
November 2, 2018
Due to the aging process of the world population, the number of people who suffer from dementia has tripled and will increase from 50 to 152 million people in 2050, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). However, there have been numerous advances in cognitive rehabilitation, which are achieving important benefits for people suffering from dementia. Continue reading to to know more about the cognitive training strategies being, employed and the improvements obtained.
 Elderly person with dementia reading a book for cognitive rehabilitation with exercises to train the brain
October 26, 2018
For people aged over 40, the working environment can be complicated. The digital divide originates from the non-adoption of new technologies and therefore abdication of any benefits to be gained. In addition, the cognitive divide is originated by the cognitive decline that starts at the age of 40 and progressively increases with age. Cognitive training is based on programs that maintain and enhance key executive functions such as memory, sustained attention, and processing speed.
Person of retirement age who trains the brain with cognitive stimulation
October 16, 2018
People with high-level cervical injuries suffer total loss of the functions of the lower limbs and partial or total paralysis of upper limbs. The research team of the H2020 MoreGrasp European project has developed a brain-controlled motor neuroprosthesis. This cutting edge-neurotechnology will enable tetraplegics to carry out daily movements with their hands, such as grab a glass to drink water or brush their teeth, improving their autonomy and quality of life.
 Patient or person with tetraplegia with spinal cord injury using brain-controlled neuroprosthetics to be able to move the arms and perform the action of grabbing objects in tasks of daily life thanks to a non-invasive bci with eeg