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The Cognitive Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson's Disease

Patrick McNamara

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016087
eISBN:
9780262298360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016087.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) suffer most visibly with such motor deficits as tremor and rigidity and less obviously with a range of nonmotor symptoms, including autonomic dysfunction, mood ... More


Personality and meditation

Michael M. Delmonte

in The Psychology of Meditation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521945
eISBN:
9780191688478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521945.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews research which has examined personality changes associated with meditation practice. It presents a hierarchy of studies based on their methodological ... More


The use of brain stimulation technology for cognitive enhancement and the potential for addiction

Mark Attiah

in Rethinking Cognitive Enhancement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198727392
eISBN:
9780191835230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727392.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The phrase “brain stimulation” conjures a vast range of emotions from different segments of society, with fear or apprehension being a common and understandable reaction. The brain reigns as the ... More


Nightmares

Troy Rondinone

in Friday Night Fighter: Gaspar "Indio" Ortega and the Golden Age of Television Boxing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037375
eISBN:
9780252094668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037375.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter first describes the physical toll boxing took on boxers such as Gaspar Ortega and Emile Griffith. Research shows that boxers suffer disproportionally from neurological damage. The ... More


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