Injury

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Research shows that even mild TBI can cause permanent brain changes in young adults – and that the damage worsens over time.
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A reader called me to say how much he enjoyed my book, The Other Brain, and then confided the true reason for his call: he wanted to share with me an extraordinary change in his brain and ask for my neurobiological insight. “After having a stroke I found that I could read other people’s minds,” he said.
One of the most prominent human abilities is language, a complex system involving many components, including sensory-motor functions and memory systems.
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Molecules that are important in brain development may help treat or prevent brain injuries and disorders.
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In some instances, the brain can repair itself.
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In this video, doctors, researchers, and patients explain the causes and effects of spinal cord injury.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.