Monthly Archives: July 2011

Highlights of the middle-aged brain

A while back I read a review paper, ‘Age-associated cognitive decline’, by Deary et al. (2009). The paper is really useful but the title speaks volumes and certainly influenced my thinking about the topic of ageing and cognition. So, it … Continue reading

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Dementia and changing relationships

A few weeks ago I went to a Café Politique event titled, ‘The Politics of Dementia’. In the end there was not a huge amount of discussion around the political context for the care of people living with dementia but … Continue reading

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A thought experiment

So… here’s a bit of a thought experiment. Andrew is working on older people and the making/maintenance of meaning in contemporary art venues. We got talking about ‘meaning’; this got me thinking… ‘Meaning’ is an emotional response to an object … Continue reading

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