Neurologists Clinton MS

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Anubha Jati, MD
(601) 984-5500
Clinton, MS
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Bhopal Univ, Bhopal, Mp, India
Graduation Year: 1993

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E Thomas Cullom, MD
(601) 376-1259
1860 Chadwick Dr Ste 205
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1987

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Elio Dias De Meira, MD
(814) 455-4868
501 Marshall St Ste 204
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Fed De Santa Maria, Cent De Cien, Santa Maria, Rs, Brazil
Graduation Year: 1968

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Dr.Richard Weddle
(601) 355-3353
Ste 404, 1151 North State Street
Jackson, MS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Hospital: Mississippi Baptist Health Sys, Jackson, Ms
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Krishna J Goli
(601) 355-3353
501 Marshall St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Neurology

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Donald Hal Butts, MD
(601) 373-9001
1920 Chadwick Dr Ste 109
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Central Mississippi Med Ctr, Jackson, Ms; Select Specialty Hosp, Jackson, Ms

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Thomas Edward Ingram, MD
(601) 373-9001
1920 Chadwick Dr # 109
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1975

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James Larry Parker, MD
(601) 355-3353
501 Marshall St Ste 203
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Neurology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Mississippi Baptist Health Sys, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: Neurological Associates

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Dr.Keith Jones
(601) 355-3353
Ste 404, 1151 North State Street
Jackson, MS
Gender
M
Speciality
Neurologist
General Information
Hospital: Baptist
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Richard Weddle
(601) 355-3353
501 Marshall St
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Neurology

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The Flexible Brain

Modern scanning technology has shown that our brains can
adapt to changing circumstances at any age—if we let them.

April 2010

by Lisa James

Susan Barry’s eyes crossed when she was three months old. When she looked at something with her left eye, her right eye would turn in, and vice versa. But after three childhood surgeries corrected her appearance “I assumed I had fine vision, even though I had a hard time learning how to drive,” says Barry, a professor of biological sciences at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. “Then I got into college and learned I didn’t have stereovision—I took all these 3D tests and didn’t pass them.” Barry had strabismus, a misalignment of the eyes that confuses the brain and causes loss of 3D vision.

What’s worse, “the same day I learned I didn’t have stereovision I learned I could never get it,” says Barry. That’s because the developing brain was thought to be like a vat of drying concrete: The flexibility that allowed a young child’s brain to acquire skills such as stereovision was simply lost by the time a person reached adulthood. Barry would even use herself as an example in passing along that conventional wisdom to her students.

Barry’s perspective changed, literally and figuratively, when she consulted a developmental optometrist, someone who specializes in problems with binocular vision. “She told me, ‘Your eyes don’t point at the same place in space at the same time,’” Barry recalls. Barry started doing vision exercises with aids such as a Brock string, a series of colored beads on a string that taught her eyes how to work in unison.

At age 48, Barry was finally able to perceive 3D images. “The first time you see in stereo is incredible,” says Barry, who has written about her experience in Fixing My Gaze: A Scientist’s Journey into Seeing in Three Dimensions (Basic Books). “You see that the leaves on a tree have layers of depth; before that the tree seemed sort of flat.”

Barry’s eyes remained the same, but her brain had changed. So had her beliefs about the brain’s limitations. Barry had experienced neuroplasticity, the idea that the brain is capable of renewing itself and remaining flexible no matter how old you are.

New Pathways

The brain contains about 100 billion neurons, which carry the electrical charges that make up nerve impulses. They do not touch each other directly. Instead, chemicals called neurotransmitters carry messages across small spaces known as synapses between neurons.

Over the past several decades, sophisticated brain scans such as functional MRI (fMRI) and PET have turned scientific thinking about the brain on its head. “They began to see that different areas of the brain build more synapses,” says Patt Lind-Kyle, leader of workshops in brain/mind exploration and author of Heal Your Mind, Rewire Your Brain (Energy Psychology Press, www.healrewireyourbrain.com ). “In the areas that you use, brain cells grow and multiply.” Barry says that su...

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