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Former NHL Player a “Test Dummy” for Brain Rebuilding Therapy

Photo by Alex Tétreault and the National Observer   A National Hockey League veteran, Jamie Huscroft was a scrappy defenceman, knocked

Watson Centre Registration Fair

Join us on Saturday June 24th from 9-11am at Fortius Sport & Health, Burnaby B.C. for our Registration Fair! Watson centre

What If You Could Heal Your Own Brain?

Have you or someone you know had a concussion, traumatic brain injury or an acquired brain injury and are still

North Shore Home to New Brain Injury Association

Until recently, brain injury survivors in North and West Vancouver hunting for community-based support had a long trek ahead of

Watson Centre for Brain Health Information Session & Grand Opening May 4th

Interested in brain health? Are you experiencing difficulty with memory, attention and/or organization because of injury or illness? Watson Centre

Segments of an Interview by Alvaro Fernandez with Mark Watson

CEO of SharpBrains, Alvaro Fernandez This 3-day web conference hosted the world’s top scientists, innovators and experts working on ways to

Take back your Life after Brain Injury or Concussion

  Are you longing for independence following a brain injury or concussion? Do you dream of “getting better”? Or maybe you’re

What a concussion looks like in the brain, on a cellular level

Scientists have captured in real-time video what happens to a brain cell after experiencing a major concussion-causing impact. The detailed video

Study: To improve brain health you need BOTH aerobic and cognitive exercise

Mental, physical exercises produce distinct brain benefits: “Cognitive brain training improves executive function whereas aerobic activity improves memory, according to new

Coming out of the dark

Not long ago, rehabilitation professionals emphasized rest in darkened rooms for clients recovering from concussion. After recent research largely discredited

North Shore home to new brain injury association

North Shore residents with brain injuries used to have to travel to GF Strong in Vancouver for support, but that

Patients with traumatic brain injuries need effective cognitive neuroscience-based therapies

Patients with traumatic brain injuries are not benefiting from recent advances in cognitive neuroscience research - and they should be,

Brain-injured patients need therapies based on cognitive neuroscience

Patients with traumatic brain injuries are not benefiting from recent advances in cognitive neuroscience research - and they should be,

New research on hockey-related brain injuries suggests recovery time may be longer than thought

As the minor hockey season shifts into playoff mode across British Columbia, there is yet more alarming medical evidence of

People with TBI have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning

A new study reveals that individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning than traditional

Sports-related concussion in adolescents is a major public health issue

Sports-related concussion in adolescents is a major public health issue; however, little is known about the underlying changes in functional

Obama to host a White House summit on growing concerns over sports head injuries – The Washington Post

Chatting about football in the Blue Room of the White House this week with President Obama, Maria Hanes brought up

Combining whole-brain voxel-wise analysis with in vivo tractography of diffusion behavior after sports-related concussion in adolescents: a preliminary report

Abstract We have previously shown that sports-related concussion in adolescents is associated with changes in whole-brain properties of white-matter pathways.

Toronto Argonauts linebacker Shea Emry tackling his depression head-on

Shea Emry makes his living being dominant. The Toronto Argonauts middle linebacker has the brute strength to face a hulking

Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes

When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness

League of denial

FRONTLINE reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries. [embed]http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/league-of-denial/[/embed]

The woman who changed her brain: Barbara Arrowsmith-Young at TEDxToronto

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young is the Creator and Director of Arrowsmith School and Arrowsmith Program, and the author of the international best-selling

Head Games

Inspired by Chris Nowinski’s book Head Games, the film tells his remarkable story – how a former Ivy League football

The brain that changes itself

Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Norman Doidge, talks about an astonishing new science called neuroplasticity, which is overthrowing the centuries-old notion

Brain injury research study starts January 2016

We are inviting individuals who have had a TBI to participate in a research study to measure how the brain