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In The Wild

Part I

The speed with which medical conventions can domesticate the most outlandish requests, or re-frame even grotesquely violent behaviors, is an under-appreciated marvel of modern social life. 2,114 more words

Brain, Concussion and Stress: Health effects and post-concussion syndrome

WESTBOROUGH, MA January 15, 2107 The human cost of stress has been well-studied and the effects of stress are a well-known cause of cardiovascular illness including heart attack and stoke.   572 more words
Concussion Management

What's in Your Head?

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So this week’s post is going to focus a little bit on what’s happening in the brain when someone on the autistic spectrum meets the world at large. 1,056 more words


This is Your Brain on Podcasts.

In biopsych we learn that speech production and speech recognition are highly localised. Neuropsychologist Jack Gallant has peered into the brains of volunteers while they listen to podcasts, and finds that speech comprehension is actually much more interesting than the textbook would lead you to believe. 25 more words


Limitations of Our Capacities in Attention: Is It Information Overload or Filter Failure?

Attention is a set of processes that enable us to selectively enhance the processing of some information, and inhibit the processing of other information. Attention is the most essential cognitive resource for any organism. 1,876 more words

Art's enduring role in therapy

Art as therapeutic intervention began as a discipline in the 1940’s with the artist Adrian Hill. 328 more words


On Conceptual Opposites and Segmented Perception

Conceptual opposites are created by the need to qualify objects within binary systems of comparison that bisect our perception.

Although it generally may seem otherwise, venturing into the study of perception is by itself extremely diffident. 600 more words