Robert Jarvik, MD is widely known as the inventor of the Jarvik 7, the first successful permanent artificial heart. In 1982, the first implantation of the Jarvik 7 in patient Barney Clark caught the attention of media around the world. It's a device still used today - with the highest success rate of any mechanical heart or assist device in the world. For more information, visit the Jarvik Heart website.
Research is currently being done to show the benefits of being aware of your own mental attitude while playing sports. Through the use of electrodermal response (EDR) biofeedback strategies scientists can actually hear thoughts when someone is put through a simulated, stress-filled, sports-related situation. LEARN MORE >
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