Train of Thought Derailed: How an Accident Can Affect Your Brain: Scientific American

A survivor of last week’s deadly train derailment in Spain illustrates how disaster can alter your mind

Steven M. Sweat‘s insight:

This is a very good article from this month’s Scientific American on head trauma.  It is a great discussion from the perspective of a survivor of the recent Spain high speed rail crash as to how the brain is affected by this type of trauma.  

“The same mechanisms that kept his brain sharp enough to escape immediate danger may also make it harder for him both to recall the accident, and to put the trauma behind him.”

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