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A research project led by NUI Galway has established that companion robots can have a positive impact on older people living with dementia. Such is the impact of this research, it has been featured in a new European Commission study analysing the impact on society of EU-funded research and innovation in technology for active and healthy ageing. The MARIO project is among 25 projects credited, and the only one in Ireland, with having had the most influence in Europe over the last 11 years. The project is also being featured across Europe this week on the EuroNews TV channel’s Futuris science programme.
A Galway supermarket chain is making changes to its shops to accommodate people with autism.
I remember long ago in the mists of time, being stuck in a marketing class and being told about the power of subliminal advertising. How the ad with the sound of a can of cola being opened was sending a message to the brain to tell us that we wanted to quench our thirst there and then. How the colours in certain global brands stirred some desire in us, a desire undetected until it was pointed out.
Our bodies are designed to react to threats, real or perceived. Energy is directed away from normal functioning so it can be used to ward off a potential threat. The sympathetic nervous system (which branches from the central nervous system) is triggered into a 'fight or flight' response. This can have an effect on our digestive and respiratory systems, our hormonal system, and impact our cardiovascular and reproductive systems.
The School of Psychology at NUI Galway is seeking more than 1,000 people from across Ireland who experience symptoms of obessive compulsive disorder (OCD) to participate in an online survey.
for more research into how Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder manifests itself in girls.
More and more research is pointing to the role the immune system plays in causing neurological disorders. Finding out how it fits with psychosis will be the focus of the annual Immune Function in Psychosis (iPsychosis) meeting at NUI Galway today and tomorrow June 29 and June 30.
Free Information Evening – Neurofeedback Training – A new science-based approach for treating psychological disorders like ADHD, anxiety, stress and similar difficulties.
Wednesday 7th June at 7.30pm at the Ballybane Enterprise Centre
The insensitive treatment of mental health patients at hospitals in the city was slammed by former mayor Padraig Conneely at the regional health forum on Tuesday.
Athlone-based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed the Autism Spectrum Disorder Bill 2017, which seeks a national strategy for all persons, children and adults, living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).