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
*Learn more at www.feedabrain.com 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
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 –
In the spirit of the week of Valentines Day, I wanted to write about something really sexy, so here it is: I hadn’t had severe acne since those goofy, pimply faced days in high school and, even then, I never
After my brain injury, my aunt, a nurse practitioner who recently started her own practice in functional medicine in Houston (www.houstonbioidentical.com), told colleagues of hers that her nephew had a serious brain injury, and asked them who I should see.
While the field of neurology has grown out of its infancy, neurology is still but a toddler. We know precious little about the brain especially compared to the information explosion that has occurred in the past few hundred years leading