Following the launch of my Kickstarter campaign for my upcoming book "Lights, Coma, Action!" I began to receive requests to participate in what's known as an "AMA" or "Ask Me Anything!" session on a website called Reddit.com.
Reading may make longer-lasting changes to the brain than previously thought. Using the fMRI (Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging), we’ve known for some time that reading different words results in the activation of corresponding areas of the brain. Reading words like,
Following the third anniversary of the 2011 Tuscon rally massacre, former congresswoman Gabby Giffords completed a skydive Wednesday to celebrate living life and surviving a gun-shot to the head. The severe brain injury left the right side of her body paralyzed
Vilayanur Subramanian Ramachandran is currently a Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Neurosciences Graduate Program at the University of California, San Diego. He is also the director of the Center for Brain and Cognition which is affiliated with the Department of
A number of studies have shown that exercise can rewire the brain for the better. Now it appears that inactivity, too, can remodel the brain according to a recent study conducted by Scientists at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Using rats,
One of the most valuable skills I have had to learn since my brain injury is learning HOW it is that I personally learn.
In one week, I am off to Portland, Oregon. I will be attending the 2013 International Conference on Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, which is being organized by Dr. Alex Vasquez. Because he is faculty for the Institute for Functional
I am currently reading Dr. Kharrazian’s new brain book, and I am in it! (My name has been changed to Colin) Check it out!:Colin, 28, came to me about nine months after falling 20 feet from
Through the process of my rehabilitation I have encountered a plethora of different ailments and therapies. I feel that it is most important to illustrate the therapies that I am still using for some of these ailments. As there
Since this post, my nutritional perspectives have evolved (get it?). All of these principals apply, but I have modified and gotten more specific and included other ingredients and practices. Learn more at www.feedabrain.com/book Every living organism on this planet –