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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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.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 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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Recent research show the manifestations of a brain injury depend on age, gender, and how the injury was sustained. Successful treatments may require taking these nuances into account.
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This video was made by teachers for teachers who want to create a lesson plan about brain injury.
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  • 10 min
The researcher discusses the complexities of motor rehabilitation in people with stroke.
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  • 24 min
Repeated head injuries on the field can put athletes’ health on the line.
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  • 104 min
Scientists explore how brief interruptions in blood flow can make the brain more resilient to a second insult.
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