“I Prefer Not To” – Adventures in Communication

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“I Prefer Not To” – Adventures in Communication In my practice as a neuropsychologist in #CarmelIndiana, I work with clients with brain injuries who have forgotten how to communicate, and at #RBI we use cognitive rehabilitation techniques to reteach clients how to get along with others. However, over the years it’s become clear that, really, …

Your Brain on Chocolate

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There has been a great deal of news about the benefits of dark chocolate and cocoa powder, which contain large quantities of antioxidant chemicals called flavan-3-ols (flavanols), aromatic chemicals also found in apples, grapes, cherries, and tea (Nehlig, 2013). Flavanols in chocolate are mostly in the form of catechin and epicatechin, which are converted into …

Traumatic Brain Injury from Spousal Abuse

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An important article appeared on October 12, 2015, in the Los Angeles Times about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in women who have suffered repeated abuse from domestic violence (http://goo.gl/Bwz1Xa). When patients come to the Raffle Brain Institute in Carmel, Indiana, we always inquire about a history of traumatic brain injuries (TBI), including those caused by …