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Ben Again

PRESENTED ON JUN 21, 2018
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA @ VOL 10

Here Ben Clench talks about the tragic incident on his holiday that left him with a traumatic brain injury. Ben talks about how he defied what the doctors told him he couldn't do. When Ben was in recovery, he completed a masters degree and has written about it to inspire and give hope to other patients like him.

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Gender on the Brain

BY JARED ANGEL
IN NISHINOMIYA

Common stereotypes regarding gender and the brain are traced, evaluated and debunked. Jared explains ways in which gender boundaries are crossed in his fictional writing.

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Where is My Mind

BY LEAH SIMMONS
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 04, 2016

Leah Simmons is a graphic designer by day and roller derby player by night! Her passion for art and graphics is something that she carries through all aspects of her life, from volunteering her talents to local charities to her most recently creation of her own freelance design business, Sugar Skull Design. Just over a year ago, Leah suffered a traumatic brain injury during a roller derby game that not only challenged her perception of the world around her, but also art as a tool of self reflection and healing. 

 

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The Hidden Brain

BY RETHABILE MOLOI
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 23, 2016

Nkgopoleng Moloi presents her views on how do we view and understand things with our hidden brain and effectively communicate with each other and the messages we convey

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Emotions in the musician's brain

BY ELVIRA BRATTICO
@ SPOT FESTIVAL ON APR 30, 2016

Under the headline "Music is language" Elvira Brattico, who is a brain scientist, is giving a presentation about the connection between brain and music.

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Reading the Brain for Learning

BY JAN WIGMORE
@ VOL 30 ON OCT 15, 2016

Jan Wigmore lifts the lid on understanding the functioning of the brain to better help children and adults that may have learning difficulties.

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Get out of my head. My brain is not 2 halves but one thing.

BY TIM MEHLHORN
@ VOL 7 ON JAN 26, 2017

Tim Mehlhorn provides a unique perspective on the whole "left brain" vs "right brain" argument.

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SMILEUWOKEUP

BY MOLLY CAIN
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 18, 2018

On March 30, 2012, Molly Cain had an accident by falling down her home staircase. In this presentation, Molly shares her recovery and the reason why she founded SMILE #UWokeUp. SMILE #UWokeUp is a nonprofit organization designed to provide awareness of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) to the community, while providing support to her TBI family, tools and tips and TBI prevention insight. Learn more - SMILE #UWokeUp

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Cannabis and the teenage brain

BY JOELLE ORROCK
@ VOL 30 ON JAN 18, 2018

Joelle Orrock and Jessica Fielding educates us on the effects of cannabis on the teenage brain and how to communicate with youth about cannabis usage.

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If I Only Had a Brain

BY SUSAN WADDLE
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 16, 2018

Susan Waddle visualizes and personalizes the impact a long ago car accident had on her brain and now her outlook on life.