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July 28, 2020
by Patricia Tomasi

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Is It Possible To Decrease Phantom Limb Pain By Training The Brain?

July 28, 2020 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A new study published in the American Academy Journal of Neurology aimed to demonstrate the clinical efficacy of brain-computer interface (BCI) training in the treatment of phantom limb pain. "Previously, phantom limb pain had been treated by mirror therapy which uses a mirror to create an illusion of the phantom hand," study author Takufumi Yanagisawa told us. Yanagisawa is a Professor at the Institute for Advanced Co-creation Studies at Osaka University. [More]

February 25, 2015
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd


Growing Body of Research Suggests Memory Loss is Not Necessary

February 25, 2015 07:55 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd  [About the Author]

Nearly everyone has at some time forgotten where they put their keys or lost their car in a crowded Wal-Mart parking lot, or even found themselves in a room wondering, “Was I coming in here for something, or going out?” For people in their sixties or later, these events are commonplace. They’re called “Senior Moments”, and they can be very embarrassing. Most people ex... [More]