Monthly Archives: October 2014

Post Of The Week – Saturday 25th October, 2014

1) Mindfulness http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-health/11161367/Mindfulness-does-it-really-live-up-to-the-hype.html#disqus_thread I’ve written posts about mindfulness and its relationship to therapy on this blog before. The difference this time is that I had a go at it during one of the training sessions I had to attend this week. It wasn’t the right time or place for me but I got a sense […]

Post Of The Week – Saturday 18th October, 2014

1) Memory, The Hippocampus And HM We’ve had an interesting week in AS looking at the multistore model of memory. In particular, it has been interesting to look at the link between the model and current research into memory. There is a story at the heart of this research which, on the face of it, […]

Post Of The Week – Saturday, 11th October 2014

1) How The Brain Navigates There has been some publicity about the award of the Nobel Prize for Medicine/Physiology to John O’Keefe of UCL and two Norwegian researchers, May-Britt Moser and Edward Moser. Their research has focused on the systems in the brain which allow rats to navigate. Here is the news story. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-29504761 This […]

Post Of The Week – Saturday 4th October 2014

1) Fed Up In connection with the obesity topic in the final section of Eating Behaviour, I came across some information about this film. http://fedupmovie.com/#/page/home It features some of the writers and researchers whose work I have used as part of our course over the past five years. It seems to have been fairly well […]