Injury

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Research shows that even mild TBI can cause permanent brain changes in young adults – and that the damage worsens over time.
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Your brain births new cells all the time. Here’s how it works.
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The video is a fun explanation of the neurological basis of the phantom limb syndrome.
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What sport has the highest reported rate of severe concussions? Hint: it is not football.
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Find out more about this often deadly occurrence in the brain.
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A blood test may help athletes gauge concussion recovery.
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  • 17 min
Harvey Levin, a professor at Baylor College of Medicine, defines the levels of brain injury. He also discusses the increasing numbers of head injuries and recovery period.
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Lisa Brenner, an associate professor at the University of Colorado, talks about traumatic brain injury in military personnel and symptoms that many people experience when they've had a head injury.
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  • 21 min
Robert Stern, a professor at Boston University School of Medicine, talks about the long-term effects of repetitive head impacts, specifically in football and boxers.
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  • 31 min
Kevin Drake, a former NFL player, has experienced more than 10 documented concussions. At Neuroscience 2016, Drake discusses his experience in football and the changes that can improve player and youth safety.
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  • 29 min
A former NFL player and a roundtable of scientists discuss concussions and traumatic brain injuries.
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Concussions don't always show up on brain scans. But, whether or not we can see it, the damage is there.
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  • 4 min
If the delicate web of language networks in your brain became disrupted by stroke, illness, or trauma, you could find yourself truly at a loss for words.
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  • 5 min

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