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How to read a baby’s mind

By Priya Silverstein 
Edited by Jonathan and Rachael

Priya, a guest writer for The Brain Domain, is a second-year PhD student at Lancaster University. She spends half her time playing with babies and the other half banging her head against her computer screen. 1,449 more words


Thoughts About The Lost and the Living

Any time I hear the word “soccer,” I feel something like an electric shock. It reminds me of my son Brady and the countless hours I spent watching him practice and play the game from the age of 5 on. 766 more words


August Journal Round-Up

It’s that time of the month again – welcome to the August journal round-up!

Emergency – The longstanding issue of blunt cerebrovascular injury following craniocervical injury was again on the agenda this month; … 775 more words

Encephalopathy Work-up

Screening tests

  • Serum glucose, electrolytes, calcium/phosphorus, uric acid, lactate and pyruvate, liver, renal and thyroid function tests, blood gasses
  • Prolactin levels (10 to 20 min after suspected seizure, diagnosis seizure vs.
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The Radiology Assistant

The Radiology Assistant: http://www.radiologyassistant.nl/ is an awesome website for learning about neuroimaging in dementia. I recommend this page which explains the Fazekas, Global Cerebral Atrophy and MTA/Scheltens scoring systems for cerebrovascular disease and atrophy. 20 more words


Permutation testing for non-imaging data using FSL randomise

The randomise_non_imaging script is designed to take advantage of the functionalities of FSL randomise to perform GLM-based non-parametric permutation testing using non-imaging data. This can be done fairly easily with other programs, but using randomise could be convenient to FSL users, who are accustomed to creating the necessary input files. 523 more words


21385016 Jollant's Review in World Psychiatry

I guess that this is one of the most difficult articles for me to review because for me it is very hard to remain objective. 725 more words