This 4-part series of brief videos offer information and advice about recovery after stroke. They are brought to you by the UCLA Brain Research Institute and by Bruce H. Dobkin, MD, who directs the neurorehabilitation program in the Department of Neurology at UCLA.
Part 1: General organization of a real human brain.
Part 2: The pathology of brain injuries and diseases. Rat versus human brain complexity. How do we reach for a ball? How do we walk?
Part 3: How does practice enable us to learn and retain skills and information?
Part 4: How can we drive the nervous system to adapt in ways that help restore lost skills after injury from disease? Can we reorganize the brains connections?