When brain injury hits home

When brain injury hits home

Because my research has focused on the neuroscience of rehabilitation for several decades, I have received hundreds of email messages,...
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Special Challenges Of Adolescence

Special Challenges Of Adolescence

We haven't spent much time at this site discussing the neurological parallels of human adolescence. Let's begin by reflecting on...
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Marsupials and Beavers and Gliders, Oh My!

Marsupials and Beavers and Gliders, Oh My!

I'm in Evans Head, a beautiful small town on the north coast of New South Wales in Australia this morning,...
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Important update on risk factors contributing to PTSD onset!

Important update on risk factors contributing to PTSD onset!

In our last entry on this subject, we summarized risk factors for PTSD onset as follows: "You just DON'T want...
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Therapeutically reliving and elaborating your traumatic experiences CAN be harmful

Therapeutically reliving and elaborating your traumatic experiences CAN be harmful

In the June 18th, 2007 issue of Newsweek, Sharon Begley wrote an opinion column that must have raised a few...
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The “computer game syndrome”!

The “computer game syndrome”!

You may have heard that the AMA recently decided that a child's "addiction" to computer games should, in the extreme,...
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Brain fitness training: measuring psycho-social dimensions of brain health

Brain fitness training: measuring psycho-social dimensions of brain health

Dr. William Bailey's comments about a study that he and his colleague Jean Turner are conducting on the impacts of...
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Building a tree-house

Building a tree-house

I spent much of the last two weekends working with my two sons-in-law constructing a tree-house for their children (Diane...
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