brain injury

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...

In 2014 the Scottish BPS Divisions of Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology held an event at the Scottish Parliament to highlight the impact of brain injury on offending. This was followed in...

In February, Jill Winegardner won British Psychological Society Practitioner of the Year for her work in brain injury rehabilitation. One of her comments on receiving the award was: ‘Although I miss the California coast, I was happy to trade it to work in a health system...

A man who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) following a one-punch attack has opened a community centre in Hull for others in the same position and their families. With the support of a consultant clinical neuropsychologist and the specialist rehabilitation service at...