brain injury

I was pleased to see the Mystify film review titled ‘a glorious celebration…and a revelation’ in the November issue, with the questions it raised surrounding...

Michael Hutchence was the beguiling lead singer of Australian rock band INXS and an archetypal rock star of the 80s and 90s; celebrated both for multiple international hits and a string of famous girlfriends. Consequently, when he died by suicide in a Sydney hotel room in...

What does a clinical neuropsychologist do?
In the past 20 years there has been an exponential development in neuroscience, and in the contextual underpinning knowledge required to practise as a neuropsychologist. We need to understand neuroanatomy,...

Neuropsychology is a relatively young discipline, and it can rightly be proud of progress made and of how research has conferred clinical benefits to patients and families. One challenging area has been, and to some extent remains, mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), although...

When Brenda Milner (née Langford) was born in Manchester, England in 1918, there was little to suggest she would become a renowned psychologist and one of the founders of cognitive neuroscience. Her father was a music critic for the Manchester Guardian who also gave piano...

Dr Priyanka Pradhan is a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at St George’s University Hospital and is holding a workshop on mild traumatic brain injury later this year. Our journalist Ella Rhodes spoke to her.

Can you tell me about how mild traumatic brain...

The focus of my work-day is three-fold. First, designing, delivering and evaluating therapeutic and rehabilitation interventions for brain injury survivors in my private practice. Second, writing my second book (due for publication in June next year); third, advising a Care...

The exhibition ‘Making Faces’ was set up to ‘explore the face, the body, the self and the disjuncture between what is seen and what is felt’. Situated in the bustling Southbank of our capital it is a powerful public expression of honesty and hope. The...

The London Brain Project is a not-for-profit social enterprise, founded by three developmental cognitive neuroscientists and an awarding winning artist. They use art to promote awareness and conversation about neurological and...

We wanted to highlight the issues surrounding applying for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for those with acquired brain injury (ABI). We would be grateful for any feedback about how other services support patients to navigate this process and manage the issues that...