Meet Marty Marty has been a traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivor since 1982. His accident occurred almost four decades ago, but he’s still working hard on his recovery all these years later. He’s made incredible progress and has a positive attitude that no…
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Not a Laughing (or Crying) Matter: The Impact of Pseudobulbar Affect

Insult to injury. For many people, this saying describes what it feels like to be diagnosed with Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA). PBA is a neurologic condition that appears in some people who already have certain major brain injuries or diseases, such as stroke, traumatic…
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Brain Awareness Week

What weighs roughly three pounds, has more wrinkles than a Shar Pei, contains invisible cells that stack up to 5,000 miles, and fits snugly into the space between your ears? A simple brainteaser, perhaps, but the human brain is nowhere near simple. It…
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Pseudobulbar Affect: Struggling with Emotional Control

We’re seeking people who live with Pseudobulbar Affect (and those who take care of them), who are interested in sharing their personal perspectives in an upcoming online activity. Qualified volunteers can receive up to $270. Click to learn more about this opportunity to share…
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Back in the Driver’s Seat After Brain Injury Carol Kolk is an avid autocross racer. She’s also the survivor of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Think the two are related? Sort of — but the accident that led to Carol’s brain injury happened…
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