Tag Archives: Brain

Intimate partner violence and traumatic brain injury: An “invisible” public health epidemic

While studying brain injuries in the mid-1990s, I began volunteering in a domestic violence shelter. I noticed that the abuse and problems many women reported were consistent with possibly experiencing concussions. Women reported many acts of violence that could cause trauma to the brain, as well as many post-concussive symptoms. Shockingly, my search for literature… Read More »

Medical News Today: How brain waves enable creative thinking

Creativity often means taking the road less traveled. New research identifies the neural mechanism that enables us to come up with unexpected associations and original ideas. New research finds that certain brain waves enable creative thought. Scientists’ attempts at deciphering the neurological processes that explain creativity have recently zeroed in on the brain’s so-called alpha… Read More »