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What is… amnesia

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms.  This week's term: amnesia Amnesia is a memory deficit that can go in two different directions.  Retrograde amnesia goes backward, affecting previously stored memories.  Anterograde amnesia goes forward, affecting the ability to move short-term memory information into new long-term stored memories. … Continue reading What is… amnesia

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THINC-it test results for cognition in depression

I am actually getting stupider: The THINC-it test in depression

Despite what the title might suggest, this post isn't about me being self-critical.  I have been struggling for months with cognitive symptoms of depression, and on a daily basis I notice that it impairs my functioning.  But it's not something I've ever had much of an objective sense of. Measuring cognitive function in depression Until … Continue reading I am actually getting stupider: The THINC-it test in depression

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