What happens in the brain when it does nothing?

24/07/20

“The brain at rest and in balance does not stand still.” Dr. Josep Maria Tormos, Director of Research at the Institut Guttmann, spoke on the Ser program Hoy por Hoy about what happens to the brain when we do nothing.

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2019 Institut Guttmann Annual Report and CSR Report

23/07/20

We present the 2019 Annual Report that describes the most relevant facts completed by the organisation throughout this past year, and which includes the Corporate Social Responsibility Report, carried out for the first time entirely in web format; an innovative and pioneering initiative according with our social and environmental commitment.

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Delusions and psychosis, among the effects of coronavirus on the brain

08/07/20

The neurological disorders caused by covid are more related to the response of the human body than to the entry of the virus into the body.

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Àgora Guttmann Barcelona: Early detection and treatment of post-Covid sequelae

06/07/20

Our principal investigator, David Bartrés-Faz, participated in the last agora of Guttmann Barcelona with the title “Early detection and treatment of post-Covid sequelae” which took place on Tuesday 30 June.

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Your brain shows if you are lonely or not

25/06/20

Social connection with others is critical to a person’s mental and physical well-being. How the brain maps relationships with other people in relation to one’s self has long been a mystery.

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BBHI restarts its face-to-face activity at Guttmann Barcelona

22/06/20

The face-to-face activity of the evaluation phase of the Barcelona Brain Health Initiative project, which was suspended when the state of alarm due to the Covid-19 pandemic began in March, resumes at Guttmann Barcelona.

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US doctors may prescribe video games for the first time to treat hyperactivity in children

17/06/20

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday for the first time gave a green light to a game-based therapeutic: a video game meant to be prescribed to kids with ADHD.

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Exercise improves memory and boosts blood flow to brain

16/06/20

Scientists have collected plenty of evidence linking exercise to brain health, with some research suggesting fitness may even improve memory. But what happens during exercise to trigger these benefits?

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New Covid-19 questionnaire and satisfaction survey available!

01/06/20

The de-escalation due to the Covid-19 pandemic allows us more and more movements and activities outside the house. We are advancing in the different phases towards the new normality, and once again we want to capture this moment to study how it is affecting our brain health.

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Social determinants of health and survival in humans and other animals

22/05/20

Much research over the past decade or so has revealed that health and lifespan in humans, highly social animals, are reduced with social adversity. We humans are not the only animals that are social, however, and similar research has shown that other social mammals are similarly influenced by isolation and adversity. 

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