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Janet, A Success Story. September 1. #TSJ

This was a pretty quiet Monday as Janet did her gym routine in the morning with Jess and Garrett. It didn’t sound like it was anything out of the ordinary and Janet even said the walking part was fine. 237 more words


SPEAK OUT! NewsBit . . . . . . . . Changing a Negative Feeling About a Memory

Changing a Negative Feeling About a Memory

This is exciting, but complicated, basic research. Here I simplify the main experiments. Neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have identified a neuronal circuit in mice that associates a positive or negative feeling with a memory. 812 more words

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On the Air . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . "Another Fork in the Road" meets "Quantum Leap"

Breaking News! Breaking News! Breaking News!

“Another Fork in the Road” and “Quantum Leap” have merged for every 5th Sundays of a month. (August 31, 2014, November 30, 2014, March 29 2015, May 31, 2015, August 30, 2015, and November 29, 2015) Join Julie Sharp Kintz and me (Donna O’Donnell Figurski) in “Another Quantum Leap on the Road” as we explore topics directly related to Traumatic Brain Injury. 151 more words

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Beyond the physical, to the spiritual.

Humans are amazing. Our brains are amazing. The coordination of all of the abilities that have to come together to complete something we consider “basic” like getting dressed is mind-blowing when you really factor in everything that is happening. 953 more words

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Isle of Wight Challenge

I learnt a new word this weekend whilst playing trivial pursuit.

Abasia, the inability to walk or stand in a normal manner (not to be confused with abasiophilia, a psychosexual attraction to people with impaired mobility); prior to this weekend I had underestimated what being able to walk in a normal manner involved. 549 more words


Busting Some Concussion Myths

So after the past couple of posts, you might be freaking out a little bit. Concussions can be dangerous, yes, but if you manage them properly, there’s usually no issue. 1,415 more words