Learning a new language changes the brain’s division of labor

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Research published in JNeurosci indicates that learning a language later in life changes how the two halves of the brain contribute. As skills improve, language comprehension...

Stress in pregnancy may influence baby’s brain development

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A team from the University of Edinburgh found that infants’ brains may be shaped by levels of stress their mother experiences during pregnancy. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/11/201124111105.htm Source link

Positivity Is Not A Magical Cure – My Brain Lesion and Me

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It can be challenging and scary to acknowledge and profess your vulnerability for all the world to see. Recently, I did just this, chronicling the worsening...

AI helps scientists understand brain activity behind thoughts

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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have developed artificial intelligence models that help them better understand the brain computations that underlie thoughts. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/11/201124092205.htm Source link

Sleep loss may disrupt the brain’s ability to “unlearn” fear

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A new study published in the journal Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging has found that getting less sleep than normal can impair the brain’s capacity...

5 Ways to Help Find The Light In The Darkness – My Brain Lesion...

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Sheryl from A Chronic Voice, as well as sharing her own stories and lessons with chronic illness. Sheryl is an excellent support to other bloggers and writers...

Neuroprotective treatment on mice with TBI reversed cognitive impairment

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Researchers from University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center have found that it may be possible to halt or slow neurodegeneration in TBI survivors. The scientists were able...

Tips for CEOs: Habits to Continuously Improve Your Brain Health

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Many executives don’t understand the concept of “brain health” or the power of high-performance brain training, but being empowered by some of these tools can significantly...

Protecting Your Brain Health During the Pandemic

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Our guide to working around the current challenges to cognitive fitness All those precautions you’re taking to stay safe during the pandemic? Ironically, they might be putting...

JUST IN: Legacy Of Love To Celebrate Valentine’s Day Honoring Emy Lou And Jerry...

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2021 Legacy of Love Co-Chairs /mom-daughter Mary Bloom and Laura Bloom Gordon have just revealed details for the Center for BrainHealth fundraiser. Talk about perfect timing for the event — Valentine’s Day...

A Battle of Mental Health – My Brain Lesion and Me

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Sheryl from A Chronic Voice, as well as sharing her own stories and lessons with chronic illness. Sheryl is an excellent support to other bloggers and writers...

Brain damage from sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s looks identical

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Oct 26, 2020 by Wendy Burt A team of researchers at the School of Health and Biomedical sciences at RMIT University found multiple similarities between Alzheimer’s and...

A Brain Capital Grand Strategy: toward economic reimagination

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The central components of Brain Capital need to be formalized and developed into an investment plan. Since one cannot manage what one does not measure, developing...

Connor’s Burger Day – RCD Foundation

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The awesome team behind one of Melbourne’s top rated burger spots are doing what they do best, and creating a delicious burger to help the brain.  Connor’s...

Today Would Have Been our 2020 Bellingham Brain Cancer Walk….

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Today, May 31, 2020, the very last day of #BTAM month, I find myself reflecting on many things and just looked through the photos from last...

The 8th Annual Camp Sunshine Pediatric Low-grade Astrocytoma Brain Tumor Week 2019 – A...

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The 8th Annual Camp Sunshine Pediatric Low-grade Astrocytoma Brain Tumor Week 2019 was a “SOLD OUT” family experience with PLGA families from 17 different states and...

Short Treatment Delays May Not Hamper Survival in Glioblastoma

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For patients with glioblastoma, short delays in the initiation of chemoradiotherapy after surgery did not appear to be linked to worse overall survival (OS) — yet...

Can It Help To Relieve Chronic Pain? – My Brain Lesion and Me

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Disclaimer: The team at Reakiro kindly sent me their CBD Oil Peppermint Spray. I received the product for free in exchange for providing an unbiased...

About Ependymoma – RCD Foundation

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Robert ‘Connor’ Dawes (Connor to his family and friends) was diagnosed with anaplastic ependymoma in 2011. He was 17 and had his whole, bright future ahead...

We *SEE* You! Nominations Open For EBCI’s 2020 National “HOPE AWARD”…

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Hi guys!  One of my most favorite things to do under my leadership of the EndBrainCancer Initiative is to talk directly to patients with brain cancer...

The PLGA Fund at PBTF Sponsors PLGG/PLGA Coalition Meeting in Germany – A Kids’...

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On Monday, January 13, 2020, the PLGG/PLGA Coalition kicked off their 4th meeting in 6 years to discuss the most current scientific studies and best practices...

A Not So Very Normal Life – My Brain Lesion and Me

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In my recent to-be-read pile, two books jumped out at me. One called ‘Normal People‘ by Sally Rooney. The other was ‘Very Nearly Normal‘...

GET YOUR BRAIN IN THE GAME

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How is “the new normal” affecting you? With pressures coming at you from every angle, what do you do when you perceive that the demands placed...

Living Inauthentically With Chronic Illness – My Brain Lesion and Me

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When disabled by severe and debilitating symptoms, we find solace in any way we are able. Not that anyone would know as I continue living inauthentically...

Peer inside Dallas labs, learn about black holes and see (real) human brains at...

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Jodi Cooley and Stephen Sekula are married physicists who study some of the most exotic phenomena in the universe. Cooley studies dark matter, invisible stuff in the...

From The Invisible To The Visible – My Brain Lesion and Me

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Sheryl from A Chronic Voice, as well as sharing her own stories and lessons with chronic illness. Sheryl is an excellent support to other bloggers and writers...

DI People Make Executive Changes

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UTD’s Center for BrainHealth adds to its Advisory Board   Roger Gault At the University of Texas at Dallas’ Center for BrainHealth, Roger Gault and David Jacobs are joining the...

A Burden & Being A Burden – My Brain Lesion and Me

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Burden: that which is carried; loadthat which is borne with difficulty; obligation; onus Living with a chronic illness is a burden. One that is unwelcome and not...

Doctoral Student Studying Multiple Sclerosis Earns NIH Fellowship

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Mark Zuppichini, a student in the cognition and neuroscience PhD program in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS), received the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual...

The case for testing serum neurofilament light protein in MS – The Neurology Lounge

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I am yet to request serum neurofilament light protein (NfL) in my practice. I am not sure yet why I should, but until now I confess...

Parallels Between Chronic Illness & A Pandemic – My Brain Lesion and Me

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Sheryl from A Chronic Voice, as well as sharing her own stories and lessons with chronic illness. Sheryl is an excellent support to other bloggers and writers...

When productivity becomes an addiction

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‘Productivity’ has become a buzzword with positive connotations – but what happens when getting things done is taken to an extreme? According to the chief director of...

7 remarkable patients who determined the course of neuroscience – The Neurology Lounge

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It is no exaggeration to say that most progress in medicine has been achieved one unfortunate patient after another. Either by accident, or by misguided design,...

Finding Pride in Disability – My Brain Lesion and Me

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I am not sure if I’d consider myself disabled. To look at me, you would not immediately bear witness to the complications and challenges that arise...

Center for BrainHealth’s Adolescent Reasoning Initiative Named Nonprofit Team Of The Year

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Center for BrainHealth is celebrating this week. Its Adolescent Reasoning Initiative was named Nonprofit Team of the Year at the third annual Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards. Under...

25 non-eponymous neurological disorders… and the names behind them – The Neurology Lounge

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Medicine is as much defined by diseases as by the people who named them. Neurology particularly has a proud history of eponymous disorders which I discussed...

The Most Painful Parts of Living With FND – My Brain Lesion and Me

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Sheryl from A Chronic Voice, as well as sharing her own stories and lessons with chronic illness. Sheryl is an excellent support to other bloggers and writers...

Center For BrainHealth’s New Advisory Board And TAG Members Announced

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The Center for BrainHealth is in overload namedropping with its Advisory Board and Think Ahead Group (TAG) new members and leaders. Starting off with the Advisory Board, Board Chair Roger Gault revealed the new members...

On the seizure-detecting instincts of pets – The Neurology Lounge

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Like something from a futuristic medical thriller, you have mice diagnosing bladder tumours, and dogs detecting prostate cancer, just by sniffing the urine of patients. And...

What Happens When Pain Becomes Chronic – My Brain Lesion and Me

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It is hard to imagine a time when chronic pain did not play a significant part in my daily life. That time is incredibly hard to...

Be Your Brain’s CEO – Center for BrainHealth

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Over the past two decades, research has clearly established that the brain—the most complex entity in the known universe—has a lifelong ability to change, adapt, get...

Monumental breakthroughs in the history of neuroscience – The Neurology Lounge

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It is difficult to really say when neuroscience began, but most sources trace the first account of the nervous system to what is now known as...

The Everyday Performance of Appearing Well – My Brain Lesion and Me

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An Expert In Faking Being Well A life with chronic illness, the world often indeed does feel like a stage, and I an actor within it. Every...

Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2021

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Dallas Innovates and D CEO are proud to announce the finalists for its second annual Innovation Awards. The program honors companies, CEOs, CIOS, CTOs, entrepreneurs, and other leaders...

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