q & a

What is neuropsychology?

luria Neuropsychology is a discipline concerned with the brain mechanisms of complex cognition, such as memory, attention, decision making, and language. Neuropsychology has two arms. One arm is a field of basic science concerned with the brain mechanisms of normal cognition. As such, it merges with “cognitive neuroscience” and increasingly relies on state-of-the art tools like Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), including functional MRI (fMRI). The other arm is a field of clinical science and clinical practice. It is often referred to...

Click here to read

What are the most common causes of TBI in civilian life?

tbi Civilian TBI is more common than the general public realizes. It has been called “a silent epidemic” for a reason. Motor vehicle accidents (MVA’s) are probably the most common causes, followed by job-related accidents and “slip-and-fall” accidents. Recently, there has also been a lot of interest in athletic TBI, both in professional athletes and in college and high-school athletes.

Click here to read

What does TBI stand for?

Tramautic_Brain_Injury TBI stands for Traumatic Brain Injury. TBI has been in the news lately because of blast injuries suffered by many soldiers in Iraq and Afganistan, but TBI is a common source of brain damage in the civilian life as well.

Click here to read
Page 3 of 3123