The Predictive Brain State: Timing Deficiency in Traumatic Brain Injury?

  title={The Predictive Brain State: Timing Deficiency in Traumatic Brain Injury?},
  author={Jamshid Ghajar and Richard B. Ivry},
  journal={Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair},
  pages={217 - 227}
  • J. Ghajar, R. Ivry
  • Published 1 May 2008
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair
Attention and memory deficits observed in traumatic brain injury (TBI) are postulated to result from the shearing of white matter connections between the prefrontal cortex, parietal lobe, and cerebellum that are critical in the generation, maintenance, and precise timing of anticipatory neural activity. These fiber tracts are part of a neural network that generates predictions of future states and events, processes that are required for optimal performance on attention and working memory tasks… 

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