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The Brain, Part 1 - Podcast 7

Have you ever wondered at the complexity of the human brain? In episode #7 we will reflect on the structural and functional neuroanatomy of the human brain. That means we will look at the how and why of your brain. Firstly, the two-kilogram weighted brain has a protective she...

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Child Brain Development - Podcast 6

On episode #6 of Brainstorm Bites, we look further into child brain development and the impact primitive reflexes (PR) can have on brain development if they are retained or not fully integrated during the first 6-12 months of life.  Functions of the higher centres includin...

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An interview with Sea McManus

Darren Gray from Brainstorm, sponsor for St Joseph's Regional College Chess Team, interviews Sea McManus about her recent win at a Sydney tournament. Darren discusses training, preparation, game day and how Sea maintains her concentration during a day-long tournament. ...

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The Disorganised Brain - Podcast 5

In episode #5 of Brainstorm Bites we discuss impacts of a dis-organised brain. The inability to efficiently access information from various levels is a significant developmental concern. For example How can a child learn math or language - both clear examples of high brain - lev...

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Falls Risk and the Elderly - Podcast 4 

Today's Brainstorm Bites podcast is an important one. Particularly for those in the community who are elderly, have elderly loved ones or for people who work within aged care health, seniors hostels or community health services. Falls risk is a severe issue for our communities. ...

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Brain and Stress - Podcast 3 

Hi, I am Darren Gray, Chiropractor and neurological rehabilitation therapist from Brainstorm Rehab. I switch brains on. What is STRESS? How does stress affect the brain? Over the next short while I will chat to you on Brainstorm Bites our podcast on brain health, these quest...

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Brainstorm Bites Episode 2 - Balance Control 

Have you ever wondered how we stay upright? Or have you noticed that while you nod your head your eyes shift and roll? Why do some people experience vertigo, giddiness or unsteadiness? Over the next short-while I will chat to you on Brainstorm Bites our podcast on brain health, t...

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Brainstorm Bites Episode 1 - Gut Health

In Brainstorm Bites Episode #1 we discuss the link between food digestion and a healthy brain. We introduce you to the ENTERIC NERVOUS SYSTEM, sometimes referred to as the second brain and the NEUROPOD cell which is a vital relay cell that communicates directly to the brain. Fo...

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