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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Recording brain signals can help guide treatments following a stroke.
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Vagus nerve stimulation, in conjunction with physical therapy, could help stroke patients recover more movement.
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Smelling salts can revive someone who fainted, and some athletes have been spotted taking a whiff during games. How does this centuries-old treatment work?
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The nerve fibers sensing touch, pain, and heat bundle together before entering the spinal cord.
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Smelling salts, an old remedy for fainting, are now used by some athletes to trigger alertness. Neurologist Erin Manning explains how they work.
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Your brain births new cells all the time. Here’s how it works.
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What sport has the highest reported rate of severe concussions? Hint: it is not football.
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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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A computer hooked up to a patient’s brain reads his thoughts and translates those into electrical signals.
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Brain-controlled prosthetics are making huge leaps forward thanks to new data.
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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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Quick blows to the head can cause a host of complications in the brain.
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