In their 20 years of treating and studying trauma survivors, Drs. Dennis Charney and Steven Southwick have identified ten common... Read More
Not really, except in cases of stroke or head trauma. Neuropsychological tests of memory and executive function are best to... Read More
If some people are inherently more able to bounce back from stress, can those traits be acquired by others, or is this just an ability people possess at birth?
Resilience is an active process that helps one achieve positive outcomes in the face of adversity. Resilience is not a... Read More
Aside from physical exercise and socializing, which you mentioned in your article, are there other things a person can do to increase his or her brain plasticity? Do “brain games” have any effect?
Besides regular physical activity and a supportive social network, it’s also important to get adequate sleep and maintain a sensible... Read More