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'The Role of Video Games and Virtual Reality in Psychiatric Treatment' & 'The Benefits of Playing Video Games' articles

The Role of Video Games and Virtual Reality in Psychiatric Treatment‘: David Baron, Marientina Gotsis, Psychiatry Advisor, 8 April 2015

Introduction:

“Individuals and families of all ages are consumers of interactive entertainment in many forms. 489 more words

Chrys Muirhead

Building A Better Athlete

 Performance requires fine tuned precision across a multitude of areas. Some athletes are blessed with an abundance of talent, but most require a great deal of hard work to be “the best”. 485 more words

Concussion

Brain Injury Group: NFL Concussion Award Scheme Wrong

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A national brain injury group says the proposed payout scheme for NFL concussion-related injuries is “deeply flawed.”

The Brain Injury Association of America says it believes the proposed awards favor retired players with memory and neuromuscular problems. 155 more words

Sports

New Paper Accepted for Publication - Opioid Attentional Bias and Cue-Elicited Craving Predict Future Risk of Prescription Opioid Misuse

Today I had a new paper accepted for publication in the prestigious addictions journal, Drug and Alcohol Dependence. This paper, coauthored with my colleague Matthew Howard, describes new findings from a randomized controlled trial of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for chronic pain patients prescribed long-term opioid painkillers. 366 more words

Your Brain Is Fine-Tuning Its Wiring Throughout Your Life


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The white matter microstructure, the communication pathways of the brain, continues to develop/mature as one ages. Studies link age-related differences in white matter microstructure to specific cognitive abilities in childhood and adulthood. 566 more words

Personal Development