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Brain Injured from Birth?

Never “normal” —
and never understanding
why you can’t do what others CAN

© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC

Sort of, but not really…

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Lewy body dementia strikes hockey giant Stan Mikita

On Friday, Jan. 30, a family spokesman released a statement announcing that the legendary Blackhawks hockey player Stan Mikita, “is facing some serious health issues.” The statement added: “Stan has been diagnosed with suspected Lewy body dementia, a progressive disease, and is currently under the care of compassionate and understanding care givers.” 1,027 more words


Learning music as a child protects brain's speech and auditory functions as you age, study finds

Starting formal musical training at a young age might get you one step closer to being a musical protégé, but according to a recent study, it could also be the key to preventing decay in speech listening skills in your later years. 545 more words


Smarter, Faster, Stronger

A lot of people tend to think of the mind and body as separate entities, when in fact what can be good for one (body) can also be good for the other (brain). 363 more words

Health & Fitness

Memory and the brain

In my last post, I talked about the relationship between the mind and the brain in very general and abstract terms. This discussion was spawned by considerations upon the complex relationship between the size of the hippocampus (a brain region typically associated with memory ability) and episodic memory. 262 more words


Cognitive Decline

I have several ideas for blog posts running through my mind, but as I sat here suddenly all confused trying to figure out just how I was supposed to make a new document (something I should be able to do without thinking) I decided now is the time to speak about this subject as I know I’m by far not the only one who suffers with this. 803 more words