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Understanding Aphasia After Brain Injury
Award winning author, speaker, & traumatic brain injury surviv...
Just because you have word-finding problems does not mean you have diminished intelligence!
Hillary Clinton Does Not Have Aphasia. Here’s Why…
Ellyn Riley is an aphasia researcher, professor, and speech-la...
Donald Trump has recently claimed that Hillary Clinton lacks the “mental and physical stamina” to be president. Just this
Three Lives Forever Changed On A July 8
CEO, American Heart Association
Music as Medicine: Why a New Kind of Neuro-Rehab Is Taking Off
Boston-based M.F.A. student and freelance journalist.
How Aphasia Helped Me Communicate With My Mother
Cathy L. Mason
Author, musician, INFJ, voracious reader, conservative, atheis...
My mother's hands became her primary form of communication. She and I talked, of course, but it was often a swing-and-a-miss type of situation. Her embarrassment at not being able to identify a table, a door, or even her beloved dog caused many tears of frustration.
In Full View: Simple Rules for Living With an Alzheimer's Patient
Lawyer Activist Author Playwright
What to Say When Your Brain Is Abducted By Aliens
Wordsmith, Storyteller, Musicmaker
I have noticed that, now that I've entered decade #6, my brain is frequently abducted by aliens. As you can imagine, it's very embarrassing when in mid-sentence you suddenly can't think of a word, or can't remember what you were talking about.
At Tribeca: "Aphasia" Warns, "If the Apple Watch Gives You the Heebie-Jeebies Now, Just Wait until 2018!"
A lecturer at The City College of New York and has written for...
"The filmmakers respectfully ask the media to not discuss the film's ending" is a sentence included in the press notes for Luke LoCurcio's twelve-minute short "Aphasia."
Young Woman With Little-Known Condition: Please Don't Talk To Me Like I'm A Child
Is There a Right 'Dose' of Swearing?
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.
Neurologist, author, blogger and international speaker
It would appear that there is a "dose" of swearing that works best. If you swear too much it reduces its benefit, but if you do not swear at all, you may not have as a high a pain tolerance. Swearing seems to have a protective effect -- to a point.
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Science, Engineering, and Innovation (for Everyone)
Robert St. Amant
Associate Professor of Computer Science, North Carolina State ...
Chad Ruble's mother had a stroke some years ago and was left with aphasia. Ordinary phone conversation and email pose challenges. Chad built a system that helps his mother "Kinecticate" with her friends and family.
When Her Husband Lost His Language, She Did Something Incredible
Contributing editor and writer at large, Huff/Post50
Author Diane Ackerman was on a book tour promoting "An Alchemy of Mind: The Marvel and Mystery of the Brain" when her husband, Paul West, suffered a massive stroke that radically combusted the alchemy in his own brain.
What My Husband and Gabrielle Giffords Share
Author, "The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us"
When I first learned that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot in the left temple, I felt a fierce pang for her, because I knew only too well what damage to that part of the brain can usher in-- a suite of disabilities, affecting everything from language to locomotion.
Does the Ivy League Turn You Into a Moron? Walter Kirn Critiques Princeton in "Lost in the Meritocracy"
Walter Kirn, author of the novels
Up in the Air
Mission to America
, has written the most enticing recent indictment of education in this country.
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