We need better ideas about TBI / concussion recovery
Every single day, I become more and more convinced that, more than anything else, brain injury recovery is really an exercise in learning.
- It’s learning to do things differently.
- It’s learning to know yourself differently.
- It’s learning new things about yourself.
- It’s learning to NOT do things that have stopped working — or that never worked, to begin with.
I’ve been watching YouTube videos on neuroscience. Learning about synapses and neurons and the stuff that makes our brains (and central nervous systems) work.
Here’s a video that’s admittedly a bit “dense” in terms of science and terminology, but which I found quite interesting. Did I understand all the terms? No. But I think I got the underlying concepts.