Experiencing a stroke can result in many different kinds of cognitive conditions. The most well-known condition resulting from a stroke is called aphasia. Aphasia is the loss of language. Aphasia is a condition that...

Strokes (or cerebrovascular accidents) are life-changing for people of all ages. While physical changes are common, cognitive changes can occur and impact independence causing people to need support services. Here are 4 important cognitive changes...

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor's unique research and medical background makes her Tedtalk extremely insightful.  Before she experienced her stroke she was working in a lab that was focused on mapping out the brain. Their goal...

Epilepsy: What is it? Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects 3 million adults, with 1.8 million still having seizures despite intervention. Interventions for epilepsy include pharmaceutical treatment, neurosurgery, ketogenic diets, implants and stimulation therapies. Epilepsy...

What is Language? While many complex definitions exist, language is the way that people communicate. In a language, words are connected in meaningful patterns to form logical sentences (syntax). The smallest component of language is a...