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Perseveration: Often seen in concussion - in short duration before recovery

WESTBOROUGH, MA July 23, 2016 Perseveration results from a change in cognitive status often seen in athletes with concussion. It is most often manifest when an athlete says or does the same thing over and over without realizing it. 177 more words

Neuropsychology

Perils of Second Impact Syndrome: One Thing Everyone Should Know About Sport Concussions

–By Jason Swift

It is common in contact sports for athletes to suffer a concussion. Although coaches, athletes, and sports fans are becoming far more educated about the subject, there are still some myths and conflicting ideas out there. 221 more words

Psychology

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Ruby Wax: Sane New World – Taming the Mind (Hodder & Stoughton, 2013)

I didn’t know who Ruby Wax was but it was made clear in the text early on that she was a comic writer, actress, stand-up comedian of some fame in the UK. 337 more words

English

July 7 - Clock of the Week

WESTBOROUGH, MA July 7, 2016 The clock drawing is something that I have grown quite fond of using to assess patients who might be impaired in their thinking skills. 625 more words

Neuropsychology

July 1st 2016 - epilepsy and me

My eight year old daughter, Gabriella, had choreographed a dance routine with her friend for ‘Sinai’s got talent’  They had rehearsed at every available opportunity –at breaktime, during playdates and at home by themselves.  705 more words

Depression

Are Personalities Even Real?

Differences in personality are interesting. It’s one of those things that I find very hard to get my ahead around. When I was a kid I used to imagine a woman on a broomstick flying through a thin film of mushy material at the edge of the universe. 686 more words

Brain

Drug Reactivity: The Cannabis Debate

by Jen L’Insalata

From the earliest of records human have utilized substances in nature such as seeds, leaves, roots, and animal products for their medicinal qualities. 813 more words