Tag Archives: Epilepsy

A parent’s love, a parent’s great fear thoughts on #BlackLivesMatter & disability

I will never forget the day unrelenting fear entered my life. It’s been almost nine years. I can still taste its metallic taste in my mouth. I can still hear the sounds that brought it on. I can still see the horror that unfolded that day and subsequent days. Continue reading A parent’s love, a parent’s great fear thoughts on #BlackLivesMatter & disability

Probing Brain’s Depth, Trying to Aid Memory | NYTimes

By Benedict Carey

PHILADELPHIA — The man in the hospital bed was playing video games on a laptop, absorbed and relaxed despite the bustle of scientists on all sides and the electrodes threaded through his skull and deep into his brain.

The man, Ralph, a health care worker who asked that his last name be omitted for privacy, has severe epilepsy; and the operation to find the source of his seizures had provided researchers an exquisite opportunity to study the biology of memory. Continue reading Probing Brain’s Depth, Trying to Aid Memory | NYTimes