Month: July 2021

Heat and TBI

Heat and TBI Why Are Traumatic Brain Injuries and Concussion Symptoms Worse in the Summer Heat? If you’ve experienced a head injury, you may already know that an array of …

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Neurofatigue

Neurofatigue is a condition in which an individual experiences mental exhaustion. It is when your brain overworks itself and becomes “tired” due to a disruption in the brain’s circuitry system. After …

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Self-Monitoring 

Self-monitoring is described as the ability to evaluate and observe your behaviors from others, and is considered an executive functioning skill (higher-level thinking skill). It allows you to compare your …

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Self-Control  

Self-control is being able to control your emotions and impulsive behaviors. It is a necessary skill to function as a productive member of society and to create and maintain social …

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Memory

Memory is the ability to acquire, store, retain, and recall information. It allows us to learn and adapt from our past experiences and helps us live our lives independently. There …

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The Frontal Lobe

The brain consists of four lobes on the left and right side: the frontal lobe, the parietal lobe, the temporal lobe, and the occipital lobe. Each lobe has different functions.   …

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Sequencing

Sequencing is the process of arranging thoughts, information, language, and actions in a correct or effective order. It allows us to perform our everyday routines in a more organized and …

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The Occipital Lobe

The occipital lobe is responsible for processing and interpreting visual information. It is associated with many visual functions, which include:  Function  Definition  Example  Depth and Distance Perception  The ability to …

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