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Cognitive Testing and Screening in Health Care

Cognitive testing in primary care settings like a doctor’s office or community health clinic is still a rare occurrence. While some health care practices are beginning to take notice of the need for preventive cognitive screening for conditions like memory loss and mild cognitive impairment (which could be the early stages of Alzheimer’s), most medical… Read More »

Military Uses for Cognitive Testing

In 2008 Congress directed the Pentagon to begin pre and post deployment cognitive testing for US service members.  The main intent in the directive was a recognition that traumatic brain injury (TBI) has occurred at a much higher rate in Iraq and Afghanistan due to blast related injuries, and that the Pentagon wasn’t very well… Read More »