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Latest Neurobiological brain disorder Stories

2012-05-29 12:24:21

Although the death toll is relatively low for people who suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI), it can have severe, life-long consequences for brain function.

2012-05-17 12:51:48

Poor Phineas Gage.

2012-05-17 09:45:00

In 1848, railroad worker Phineas Gage survived a severe brain injury when a tamping rod shot through his skull, resulting in significant behavioral changes.

2012-05-14 20:24:48

A new study from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University has found that, at time of death, individuals with dementia are more likely to be living at home than in a nursing home.

2012-05-11 23:01:31

Psychologist Dr. Carol Francis explores how to communicate with elderly parents or family members suffering with Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Brain Health issues.

2012-05-01 21:17:18

You think your computer has a lot of memory … if you keep using your computer you may, too.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.