Thinking seizures

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Thinking seizures is a rare neurologic disease characterized by seizures induced by specific cognitive tasks such as calculation or solving arithmetic problems (e.g. Sudoku puzzle) playing thinking games (e.g. Rubik’s cube chess cards) thinking making decisions and abstract reasoning. Idiopathic generalized seizures are mainly involved but partial epilepsies may in rare cases be observed.

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Advocacy Organizations

Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium

The Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium (PERC) is a group of US pediatric epilepsy centers, researchers and professionals in field of epilepsy whose goal is to provide a network and infrastructure to facilitate collegial, collaborative practice-changing research that will provide answers needed to improve the care of children with epilepsy.

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