brain injury

To conclude the highly popular student conference, the Deputy Warden of Goldsmiths University of London, Professor Jane Powell, delivered a moving keynote address about her neuro-rehabilitation work with patients with traumatic and acquired brain injury. Her work has focused...

To conclude the incredibly popular student conference, Deputy Warden of Goldsmiths University of London, Professor Jane Powell, delivered a moving keynote address about her neuro-rehabilitation work with patients with traumatic and acquired brain injury. Her work has focused...

When I was first asked by our Communications Team if I would be willing to collaborate with BBC Two on a programme about brain injury I was unsure. On one hand, the true impact of brain injury, which is often referred to as a ‘hidden disability’, is only ever truly...

On 1 August 1966 former US marine Charles Whitman killed 16 people and wounded 32 others by firing rifles, a shotgun and handguns from the 28th floor observation deck of the Tower of the University of Texas in Austin. The shooting spree lasted well over an hour and ended only...

When I teach undergraduates what head injuries have taught us about the functioning of the brain, there is a clean, unrealistic quality to the descriptions available in text books. Clinical neuropsychology operates through the reassuring logics of double dissociation and...

Dr Jill Winegardner is to receive the Practitioner of the Year Award from the British Psychological Society’s Professional Practice Board.

Six years ago Dr Winegardner came to Britain to work in the National Health Service as she was no longer able to do the kind of...

The brain injury surrvivor – Niamh Lowe

I celebrated my 21st birthday during April 2010. I completed my undergraduate degree in psychology in May 2010 and I started my first job with a Youth Advocacy Program in June 2010. However, all of these positive and...