Tag: memory

Having a lumbar puncture

I’m having a lumbar puncture to extract some cerebrospinal fluid. I’m reasonably relaxed, I’ve had quite a bit explained to me about what it’s like and I’m most apprehensive about… Read more »

How Do Concussions Cause Amnesia?

Amnesia. It’s a pretty great way to add some drama to stories. A bowling ball to the head and, suddenly, Fred Flintstone can’t remember who he is. Another bonk, and… Read more »

What happens when you have a concussion? – Clifford Robbins

Each year in the United States, players of sports and recreational activities receive between 2.5 and 4 million concussions. How dangerous are all those concussions? The answer is complicated, and… Read more »

Congitive Symptoms of Concussion: Memory

Memory A change in memory is common after a brain injury. You may notice you’re forgetting people’s names or your appointments you may even forget conversations or important information and… Read more »