Concussion Detection in 2015 (And What Is Still Unknown)

January 6th, 2016 - By admin in Athletic/Performance Enhancement, Mild/Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurofeedback News

Does playing foot­ball cause perma­nent brain damage? The answer is not so straight­for­ward. We are likely to learn a lot more about the subject in 2016, but scien­tists are only begin­ning to under­stand the details of how concussions—also a serious problem in the military—damage the brain. Better concus­sion diag­nos­tics will give scien­tists and physi­cians a more detailed under­standing of brain injury, and will help doctors get better at treating such injuries.

Full Article: MIT Tech­nology Review, “Here’s What we Learned About Concus­sion Detec­tion in 2015 (And What We Still Don’t Know)”