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Capgras Syndrome

*** “You’re not my husband.” “Huh?  Yes I am.” “No, you may look like my husband, but you’re not him.” “What are you talking about?  Of course I’m your husband.  See?  It’s me?” “Nope.  You’re not him.  Now get out ...

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Lessons from Bob the Anxious Caveman

A very long time ago, Bob, a caveman, lived with other cave-people in a rock-walled dwelling carved into the the side of a mountain.  Bob was strong and independent, and saw himself as a very capable provider. Bob sometimes worried ...

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Light Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

I am delighted by the potential of this study… a non-invasive, sensory-based, simple treatment for Alzheimer’s disease that might just knock the pharmaceutical industry on their bums. Published last week by MIT researcher Dr. Li-Huei Tsai, the outcomes are cautiously optimistic. The short ...

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Practice Praxis!

What is Praxis? Praxis is Latin for doing.  It is a broad term, which is a complex, multi-step process involving both a cognitive component and a motor component. Praxis is a word we use often in the pediatric world, as ...

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