mirror therapy

Mirror therapy tricks the brain

For those who suffer from pain in their limbs or have altogether lost the ability to use them, one unique type of therapy may offer some relief. Through the use of a simple mirror, the brain can be tricked into perceiving a disabled limb as functioning normally and without pain. Some patients even experience relief […]

SciTech Now Episode 211

In this episode, viewers get a glimpse of a new, more efficient wind turbine with an unusual beginning; we learn how data and Statcast is changing the experience of watching a baseball game; mirror therapy employs the illusion of reflection to trick the brain into faster motor recovery; and zero-emission motorcycles are helping police departments.