Enriched environments hold promise for brain injury patients

11 noviembre 2014

A violent blow to the head has the potential to cause mild to severe traumatic brain injury — physical damage to the brain that can be debilitating, even fatal. But to date, there is no effective medical or cognitive treatment for patients with traumatic brain injuries. Now a new study points to an ‘enriched environment’ — specially enhanced surroundings — as a promising path for the rehabilitation of mild traumatic brain injury patients.