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July 2, 2019

Low-carb keto diet may modestly improve cognition in older adults

Those who adhered to a modified Atkins diet (very low carbohydrates and extra fat) had small but measurable improvements on standardized tests of memory compared with those on a low-fat diet.

Serotonin linked to somatic awareness, a condition long thought to be imaginary

An international team spearheaded by researchers at McGill University has discovered a biological mechanism that could explain heightened somatic awareness, a condition where patients experience physical discomforts for which there is no physiological explanation.

How our brains distinguish between self-touch and touch by others

We don’t wonder about our concept of “self” all the time, but the ability to distinguish between self and others is extremely important.
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“Assument” – How confirmation bias relates to assessment

Definition: noun – an assessment (or lack of assessment) where the practitioner’s treatment decision is based on confirmation bias instead of objective findings. How often does this happen? Is this something that affects many different types of practitioners? Is this something that only happens as we gain years of experience to base our decisions around? Does it happen with new therapists coming right out of school with a high level of confidence? » Learn more

RMTA 2019 Conference and AGM

Date: September 13-19, 2019
Location: Edmonton
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Date: October 7, 2019
Location: Red Deer
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