Monthly Archives: January 2021

Biden should focus on science communication as his administration seeks to tame the pandemic – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The Biden administration will need a strong communications strategy to work with state and local authorities to implement effective public health measures and oversee a critical vaccination campaign against COVID-19. Source: Biden should focus on science communication as his administration … Continue reading

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An expert proposal: How to limit presidential authority to order the use of nuclear weapons – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The United States should modify its decision-making procedures to require that one or more officials concur with a presidential order to use nuclear weapons before the military carries it out. Implementing such a requirement is readily accomplished using a tracking … Continue reading

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The Supervet

The show follows Professor Noel Fitzpatrick and the team at Fitzpatrick Referrals sharing with the world the highs and lows of a working veterinary practice Source: The Supervet

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Broca’s (Expressive) Aphasia – National Aphasia Association. Traumatic brain injury: this is why I use Twitter, computer, email. Phone is nearly impossible for communication.  You rely on someone else’s spoken word to prompt you to give a reply.  Scrambling to make sense words come to mind & the visual is the plough and the stars; the words are not and cannot be sequenced just clutched at in the hope that the other person will make sense of what you are trying to say.

Individuals with Broca’s aphasia have trouble speaking fluently but their comprehension can be relatively preserved. This type of aphasia is also known as non-fluent or expressive aphasia. Source: Broca’s (Expressive) Aphasia – National Aphasia Association

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