Just because you have word-finding problems does not mean you have diminished intelligence!
Donald Trump has recently claimed that Hillary Clinton lacks the “mental and physical stamina” to be president. Just this
His right arm remains compromised. He also battles aphasia, a condition that sometimes makes it hard for him to get words
The software platform will include sensors and machine learning capabilities that can record data from movement, as well
My mother's hands became her primary form of communication. She and I talked, of course, but it was often a swing-and-a-miss type of situation. Her embarrassment at not being able to identify a table, a door, or even her beloved dog caused many tears of frustration.
I have noticed that, now that I've entered decade #6, my brain is frequently abducted by aliens. As you can imagine, it's very embarrassing when in mid-sentence you suddenly can't think of a word, or can't remember what you were talking about.
"The filmmakers respectfully ask the media to not discuss the film's ending" is a sentence included in the press notes for Luke LoCurcio's twelve-minute short "Aphasia."
In a phone conversation with The Huffington Post, Cobb’s father, Ron, said the condition has affected only parts of her brain
It would appear that there is a "dose" of swearing that works best. If you swear too much it reduces its benefit, but if you do not swear at all, you may not have as a high a pain tolerance. Swearing seems to have a protective effect -- to a point.
Chad Ruble's mother had a stroke some years ago and was left with aphasia. Ordinary phone conversation and email pose challenges. Chad built a system that helps his mother "Kinecticate" with her friends and family.
Author Diane Ackerman was on a book tour promoting "An Alchemy of Mind: The Marvel and Mystery of the Brain" when her husband, Paul West, suffered a massive stroke that radically combusted the alchemy in his own brain.
When I first learned that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot in the left temple, I felt a fierce pang for her, because I knew only too well what damage to that part of the brain can usher in-- a suite of disabilities, affecting everything from language to locomotion.
Walter Kirn, author of the novels Up in the Air and Mission to America, has written the most enticing recent indictment of education in this country.