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A story in the NYT (http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/12/magazine/what-if-ptsd-is-more-physical-than-psychological.html) tells of some good research into PTSD and brain insults from combat.  Once again some thoughtful scientist-practitioners saw something that needed better understanding and did something about it.   578 more words

Ruminating over brain damage and other fun things on a Memorial Day weekend‏

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Fighting off a bug this weekend and catching up on my reading. So I’ve been going through a big stack of cognitive/neurology newsletters I get…why I get them I don’t recall. 811 more words

Brain

Stroke Comeback Center's Annual Campaign

At the end of March, I helped co-chair a very successful fundraising event that raised funds for a very special purpose – stroke and brain trauma victims that need rehabilitation.   309 more words

Musings

The Emotional Cut on the Brain - Aaron Wiemeier

Las Vegas Pre-Registration Closes May 31st!

Wired Differently Keynoter Aaron Wiemeier explains why some students tend to repeatedly cycle through the mental health system:

Watch Aaron Wiemeier describe the “emotional cut” on the brain and the implications on healing from trauma. 649 more words

Conferences

Bioethics for Breakfast: Eye on the Prize: The Goal of Protecting College Football Players' Best Interests

Leonard Fleck, PhD, and Randy Pearson, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on May 12, 2016, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “Eye on the Prize: The Goal of Protecting College Football Players’ Best Interests.” 448 more words

Outreach

Why the Swamp Thing

All pseudonyms are based off a person or character who inspires the interviewee:

Swamp Thing is humble, objective, and does the right thing because he knows it is. 117 more words

Personal Story