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Towards a new understanding of social dysfunction in MND/ALS

Humans are essentially social beings. In everyday life, we regularly infer the thoughts, feelings, and intentions of others, an ability known as theory of mind. This unique aptitude to consider perspectives distinct from our own provides the foundation for a host of social interactions, enabling us to predict behaviour based on the mental states of […]


New insights into the cognitive profile of FTD mutation carriers

Can we identify individuals who carry a genetic mutation for FTD using simple clinical tests? With the advent of genetic testing, it is now possible to screen for genetic mutations in individuals and families who are at risk of developing FTD. Approximately a third of people with FTD have a positive family history and the […]