Category: Research Services

Exiled

We saw it  in crushing deaths of George Floyd and Eric Garner, and the brutal beating of Rodney King, and all those men and women who came before, shackled and stolen, torn from an earth that was once their own. And the sin and deep shame of racism endures. But we are told that we …

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Excerpt from “Waiting for Redemption,” a memoir by Maedv Ohlfearnain

Memoir is experiment, the working and reworking of space that memory has granted, not just of the self, which is narrow, but all that is imbedded in it. Waiting for Redemption is my book length memoir and a work in progress, a telling of what and who came before and through me, and a rendering …

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Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation in the Age of Neuroimaging

Brain injury is an ancient affliction. In fact, primitive peoples, and even early humans experienced traumatic head trauma and recognized the repercussions of such injuries. Ancient Greeks understood that the brain was the center of cognition, and that a blow to the head could disrupt memory, thinking, and even emotional response. Over the course of …

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Of Air and Breath

“Breathing dreams like air”. ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby The world is a tiny place now, as each of us folds in on ourselves. There’s a dislodging, perhaps, from sensibility. Like Alice peering through the Looking Glass, we are prone to illusion, to falling into a boondoggle of thought and action. It’s a dangerous time. …

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The mind of Covid-19: Don’t succumb to groupthink

Believing is easier than thinking. Hence so many more believers than thinkers. —Bruce Calvert The number of Coronavirus cases is 353,905 worldwide, while the death toll, as of this writing has reached 15,420. Currently, 35,232 individuals in the U.S. have tested positive for this virus, also known as Covid-19. There have been 459 reported deaths. …

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