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Progression of Neurological Diseases Presaged By Hidden Alterations in Artistic Style? (BBC News / Neuropsychology)

Summary Psychological researchers performed detailed mathematical analysis (“fractal analysis”) of barely perceptible changes to the brushstrokes used by artists, some of whom later developed neurological diseases. Analysis of hidden patterns of change in the fractal dimension of paintings reveals that … Continue reading

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Dementia, Creativity and Technology Project (University of Stirling, Dementia Services Development Centre / EDICT)

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013]. Summary This brief report, produced by the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) at the University of Stirling, … Continue reading

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How Dementia-Friendly Is Each Ward? The EHE Assessment Tool (King’s Fund, Enhancing the Healing Environment)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary Relatively inexpensive and straightforward changes to the design of health care environments can enhance the wellbeing of people with dementia, … Continue reading

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Developing Supportive Design for People with Dementia: Design Principles (King’s Fund, Enhancing the Healing Environment)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary These design principles have been assembled as a practical resource to help organisations develop dementia-friendly health care environments. The overarching … Continue reading

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