Reading a Sign While tDCS Stimulating Wernicke's

Reading a Sign While tDCS Stimulating Wernicke’s

ShireenJ (@ShireenJ) 2014-10-22, 8:59 AM @ADDCentre -> MT @mattgallowaycbc: great sign about distracted driving. RT @BrentToderian: Clever. Spread the word. pic.twitter.com/OKVyYrxWf7 When that tweet I MT’d came into view on my Twitter feed, it caught my attention, not for its rather obvious message, I mean who’s dumb enough to think texting and driving is a […]

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Getting More Organized in my Speech

Getting More Organized in my Speech

I spoke to Dr. Lynda Thompson on the phone last week. I hadn’t spoken to her since March. She noticed a big change in me: I was organized. That puzzled me. You get so used to being the way you are — and especially when people keep telling you you’re articulate and neglect to tell […]

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Reconnecting with Old Knowledge While Under tDCS

As part of my psychology degree I studied neurophysiology and physiology, not knowing I was studying for the needs of my future self. But that was a long time ago. How much could I remember now? Even if I hadn’t been injured and had my photographic memory intact, how much could I have been able […]

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Talking Neurofeedback and Epilepsy During tDCS

The TTC decided to revert to its old 10-minutes-between-trains routine. And the new “improved” numbers-for-names signage at Yonge/Bloor station discombobulated me as it always does. And so I was rather late. (Going from appointment to appointment in this city is always so much fun.) Still, I didn’t feel too anxious when I rushed into the […]

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Wernicke’s Area Connects You in Conversation: I’m Listening

Listening is a skill, an art, can be learned or unlearned due to abuse; but it’s also something your brain is wired to do — unless you have a brain injury. In the last few days, I began to wonder if my listening skills were improving. I decided to test them out during brain biofeedback […]

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