Neuroscience

The essence of who you are begins in the brain. Together with the spinal cord and miles of nerves, the central nervous system directs our every thought, sensation and action. Get connected and learn about amazing advances in neurosciences.

Patient Story

‘I’m doing better’

After a stroke left him unable to speak, a Michigan business leader has found new hope with speech therapy.

Mindfulness: Live in the present

Learning to redirect your mind can offer a sense of peace during this pandemic.

COVID-19: Take time to disengage

Psychologists share their 5 top tips for nurturing your mental health and giving yourself grace.

Depressed? Time to talk

Snub the tired stigmas—be ready and willing to engage in conversation with those who struggle with mental health problems.

Patient Story

‘OK God, I see the rainbow’

A respiratory therapist battles back from crash injuries to treat her patients once again.

Time to wrangle your worries?

When reality paints a grim picture, try these 5 psych tricks to re-color your canvas.

A port in the storm

Folks around you getting amped up? A few helpful tactics might ease those tense exchanges. 

Feeling angsty about masks or social distancing?

A psychologist delves into our human reactions to COVID-19 health guidelines—and our (often faulty) assessment of risk levels.

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest 6 ways we can assist an ill loved one.

Less stress, better brain health

Try these four Zen tricks from a neuropsychologist to keep your cognition on track.

9 ways to handle face mask conversations

A behavioral health expert shares her tips for communicating with those who disagree with wearing masks.

Patient Story

‘It was opened for my little guy’

Five years after becoming one of the first patients in a new small baby unit, a Michigan kiddo is thriving.