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    “Learning His Body, Learning to Dance”

    Entered on December 11, 2009 by FINY

    Posted in, Dance, For Practitioners, In the News, The Brain

    If you haven’t seen this amazing story of actor, Gregg Mozgala, and how he learned to dance, despite having cerebral palsy, you owe it to yourself to watch this.
    Choreographer Tamar Rogoff worked with Gregg to teach him how to use his body more efficiently, and the results are astounding. They also talk about nueroplasticity, your brains ability to change as it learns new skills, and the hope this kind of success story brings to anyone seeking a way to use their body better. 

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    Hospital Lobby Features Neuroplasticity

    Entered on May 27, 2009 by FINY

    Posted in, Musicians, The Brain

    Fran & Marlo Cowan (married 62 years) playing impromptu recital together in the atrium of the Mayo Clinic. He turned 90 in February.
    Who says piano playing isn’t a full bodied activity? 

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    Bringing the Brain Back to Reality

    Entered on May 20, 2009 by FINY

    Posted in, In the News, The Brain

    What’s happening when the machinery of the brain no longer records and reflects reality?  Read what researches are learning about the brain from Dr. V.S. Ramachandran’s work with phantom limb pain and Capgras syndrome.

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    Learning at the Movies

    Entered on June 23, 2008 by Admin

    Posted in, Athletics, The Brain

    Ask anyone whether they’ve seen “The Karate Kid”, and if they hesitate to recall it, all you need to say is “wax on, wax off”.

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