More about Brain Injury

If you are interested in finding out more about brain injury, these resources may help!


"Provides information on preventing, treating and living with traumatic brain injury, grouped by topic."

BrainLine Military, A service of
"Traumatic brain injury resource. Brain injury facts, information, symptoms and support. Resources for preventing, treating, and living with brain injury."

Brain Injury Network
"[T]he first brain-injury-survivor-operated, international and USA national, Survivor of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), nonprofit, advocacy organization."

Angioma Alliance
"Angioma Alliance is an organization by and for those affected by cavernous angiomas and their loved ones, health professionals, and researchers."

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance
"DBSA provides information on depression and bipolar disorder, online tools, and support groups across the USA."

Barrow Neurological Institute
"Our mission: To advance the knowledge and practice of medicine in neuroscience through basic and clinical research, education of medical professionals, and innovation in clinical techniques and technology."


Casual marijuana use linked with brain abnormalities, study finds.
Loren Grush,, April 15, 2014.
"For the first time ever, researchers at Northwestern University have analyzed the relationship between casual use of marijuana and brain changes – finding that young adults who used cannabis just once or twice a week showed significant abnormalities in two important brain structures."

This is your brain on knitting.
Jacque Wilson,, March 27, 2014.
"Experts say crafting can benefit your brain, especially for those suffering from anxiety or depression."

Sleep 'cleans' the brain of toxins.
James Gallagher, BBC News, October 17, 2013.
"The brain uses sleep to wash away the waste toxins of a hard day's thinking, US researchers have demonstrated."

Why Procrastinators Procrastinate.
Tim Urban, Wait But Why, October 2013.
"Part 1 of 2. The thing that neither the dictionary nor fake procrastinators understand is that for a real procrastinator, procrastination isn't optional—it's something they don't know how to not do."

How sniffing a teaspoon of PEANUT BUTTER can help detect if you are in the early stages of Alzheimer's.
Joshua Gardner, Daily Mail, October 9, 2013; updated October 10, 2013.
"Researchers at the University of Florida have discovered that peanut butter can be used to determine loss of smell associated with the degenerative disease."


RSA Shorts - The Power of Empathy
RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), YouTube, December 10, 2013.
"What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities."
2 minutes, 53 seconds.