Rethinking How to Assess Mild Head Impacts in Football

A new study finds that football players’ oculomotor response (eyeball and eyelid movement) — a function typically examined by doctors to detect symptomless brain injury — can be impaired by…

Simple Problem-Solving Task Improves Brain Function After Concussion

Video: https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/173549.php A simple cognitive task as early as four days after a sports-related concussion activates the region of the brain that improves memory function, and may guard against developing…