Glossary

The Parietal Lobe 

The parietal lobe is vital for sensory perception and integration, including the management of taste, hearing, sight, touch, and smell. It is located behind the frontal lobes, just above the temporal lobe. The front …

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 Photophobia 

Photophobia is a symptom of an underlying condition or disease that causes an individual to become extremely sensitive to light. It has been reported by patients who have being diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), meningitis, a tumor …

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Mindfulness 

Mindfulness means to mentally be in the “here and now,” focusing on the present moment without distracting yourself from thoughts of the future and past. As a result, practicing mindfulness …

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The Effect of Music on Cognition

The Effect of Music on Cognition  Music is a powerful form of art that can yield multiple benefits on us such as improving cognition, memory, physical functioning, and our emotional experiences. The benefits of music can by produced through listening, creating, and playing music, singing, and even dancing to it. Researchers have considered it an …

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Disinhibition 

Disinhibition is a behavioral change that can be seen after a brain injury (BI), particularly after damage to the frontal lobe area. When this occurs, an individual is unable inhibit or control socially inappropriate thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Their inability to filter themselves affects them emotionally and socially, making it challenging to follow …

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Manipulation

Manipulation is the practice of using indirect or deceptive strategies to change the behavior, emotion, or perception of others. Some individuals with a brain injury may show manipulative behavior due to behavioral and/or personality changes caused by …

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