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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A former NFL player and a roundtable of scientists discuss concussions and traumatic brain injuries.
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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
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
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
Face recognition is a remarkably complex process. And for some people, telling faces apart is an almost impossible task.
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  • 8 min
The scientist discusses her research into traumatic brain injury.
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  • 31 min
A conversation with a friend may feel effortless but your brain is hard at work listening to your friend, deciding how to respond, and selecting the words to use. Learn more in this video which took second place in the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
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  • 5 min
Follow these step by step instructions to teach your students about the neuroscience behind reaction times, brain injuries, and spatial awareness.
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  • 19 min
A computer hooked up to a patient’s brain reads his thoughts and translates those into electrical signals.
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  • 17 min
Brain-controlled prosthetics are making huge leaps forward thanks to new data.
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A man who could only speak a single syllable taught us all about the complicated brain functions behind language.
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