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Maureen Schmitter-Edgecome - Using Technologies to Support Memory Loss and Promote Functional Independence

The world’s population is aging, with the estimated number of older individuals living with memory impairment expected to rise significantly. To help individuals remain functionally independent…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 1 views 0  

Fergus I.M. Craik - Aging and Memory: Attentional Resources and Cognitive Control

This talk will examine the proposition that age-related memory problems are largely attributable to declines in attentional resources and executive control. It will illustrate the arguments with…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 15 views 0  

Steven M. Boker - Theories, Methods, and Data: A Dance and a Conversation

Three dimensions of Cattell's persons by variables by time data box are discussed in the context of three types of researchers each wanting to answer their own categorically different question.…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 4 views 0  

Kathleen C. Insel - Cognitive Aging and Self-Management: Opportunities for Technology

Self-management of chronic conditions increases among older adults at the same time capacity for self-management may diminish. Addressing limitations in prospective memory through strategies…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 4 views 0  

Cuba after Fidel: a Roundtable Discussion

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 1 views 0  

Martin J. Sliwinski - Cognition on the Go: The Opportunities and Challenges for Mobile Cognitive Health Research

The use of mobile technology affords novel opportunities to mitigate temporal, geographic, and personnel constraints imposed by in-person cognitive testing procedures, and to improve temporal…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 2 views 0  

Kimberly French - Work, Family, and Physiological Health

Work and family are two core sources of personal identity, facilitating joy, accomplishment, and belonging. At the same time, work and family roles may conflict with one another, resulting in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 9 Months ago 10 views 0  

Optimizing Everyday Function in Older Adults: Translating the Evidence - George W. Rebok

Older adults are more likely to fear losing their cognitive abilities than their physical abilities. Fortunately, a growing body of research suggests that cognitive decline isn’t inevitable for…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 13 views 0  

Ordered and disordered motion in dense active materials - Ludovic Berthier

We discuss how the non-equilibrium driving forces introduced by the natural biological activity or by physical self-propulsion mechanisms generically affect the structure, dynamics and phase behavior…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 44 views 0  

Local and global avalanches in sheared granular materials - Aghil Abed Zadeh

We perform a stick-slip experiment to characterize avalanches for granular materials. In our experiment, a constant speed stage pulls a slider which rests on a vertical bed of circular photoelastic…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 32 views 0