Dec 10, 2022

How Trauma Changes the Brain

Posted by in category: neuroscience

Summary: Researchers discover changes to the brain’s salience network occur when a person experiences trauma.

Source: University of Rochester.

Exposure to trauma can be life-changing—and researchers are learning more about how traumatic events may physically change our brains. But these changes are not happening because of physical injury; rather, the brain appears to rewire itself after these experiences.

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