Power is a drug, or it's worse than a drug. A psychology professor found during two decades of work that people "under the influence of power" act like they have brain injuries, "becoming more impulsive, less risk-aware, and, crucially, less adept at seeing things from other people’s point of view."
No two brain injuries are alike --- Amy Zellmer helps us define and understand a traumatic brain injury. The post The Many Personalities of Brain Injury: Why I Sometimes Want to Throw in the Towel appeared first on The Good Men Proj...
(Georgetown University Medical Center) Male mice have much greater brain distress in the week following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) than female mice, including skyrocketing inflammation and nerve cell death, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center.
In a small study, kids with traumatic brain injuries were more likely to have an anxiety disorder than those without brain injuries.
(Society of Nuclear Medicine) At the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting, Julian E. Bailes, MD, a recognized leader in the field of neurosurgery and the impact of brain injury on brain function, announced new grant funding programs of up to $25 million for research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
(Elsevier) Although traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a well-recognized consequence of extreme blast waves, it is less appreciated that over 80 percent of combat veterans with TBI also develop visual problems. A new study reports that blast exposure that does not cause detectable changes in the brain can result in long-term retinal injury. Show More Summary
(Reuters Health) - Children who sustained traumatic brain injuries may experience psychological effects like anxiety, phobias and depression more than a decade later, researchers say.
(Kessler Foundation) Nancy Chiaravalloti, Ph.D., director of Neuropsychology, Neuroscience and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) research at Kessler Foundation, and director of the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model System, gave the Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial Lecture at the 2017 Rehabilitation Psychology Mid-Winter Conference in Albuquerque, NM.
Digital Health Corp, the parent company of Reflexion Health has acquired Constant Therapy, a speech therapy app for people recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, or who have aphasia, dementia and other speech-language disorders. Show More Summary
Whittom is 38 and has twelve knockout losses. The hits just keep coming, as another boxer has suffered a traumatic brain injury. Canada’s David Whittom, knocked out for the twelfth time on Saturday by fellow club fighter Gary Kopas, is in the hospital for a brain hemorrhage. Show More Summary
“I stayed up for like three days straight at one point just because I couldn’t sleep.” – Bradley Taft talks about his traumatic brain injury.
Learning how to walk is difficult for toddlers to master; it's even harder for adults who are recovering from a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or other condition, requiring months of intensive, often frustrating physical therapy. With...Show More Summary
The Government Accountability Office found that thousands of soldiers were ousted, and cut off from benefits, despite diagnoses of traumatic brain injury or mental disorders.
A majority of U.S. troops discharged from the military for misconduct during a four-year period ending in 2015 had been diagnosed with mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury, a new study found. The report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office...
When a loved one experiences a traumatic brain injury (TBI), family dynamics are forever changed. The athletic boy who suffered a blow to the head during batting practice no longer is able-bodied. The academic girl who suffered a skull fracture after a fall no longer can read. Show More Summary
Four-month-old Aiden Lopez died days after being rushed to a local hospital with skull fractures and a traumatic brain injury.
Two civilian initiatives are coming to Colorado to help veterans and their families with traumatic brain injuries, post-traumatic stress and other problems. The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus said … Click to Continue...
The public often expresses outrage at high-dollar verdicts when they reach the six- and seven-figure level. This is understandable in court cases, since only the jury hears all the evidence in a given case and the public is left to sparse and incomplete news reporting of trials. Show More Summary
For some people, board games are only bits of cardboard, wood or plastic. They’re just spaceship models or dungeon maps or dense rulebooks, a bit of fun after a strenuous week at the office. I know they’re more because they helped give me back my wife. After she was critically injured in a car crash, I watched her… Read more...