How concussions work? - Clifford Robbins
"Each year in the United States, players of sports and recreational activities receive between 2.5 and 4 million concussions. How dangerous are all those concussions? The answer is complicated, and lies in how the brain responds when something strikes it." Clifford Robbins explains the science behind concussions.

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TED-Education

Concussions
How dangerous are concussions?
Jell-O Brain
Inside its protective membranes ...
The brain, a vast neuron network
Which causes a concussion
Coma after a concussion : A myth
Post Concussion Syndrome
Post Concussion Syndrome
Post Concussion Syndrome
A concussion can be hard to diagnose
If it happens repeatedly...
Neurone and Axon imagery
Diffusion Tensor Imaging
Brain damage
Axon tearing
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
Sub-concussive hits
Dementia
The culprit is a protein called Tau.
Breakdown of connections
Tau protein spreading
A little statistic
Because sport is a pleasure...
This doesn’t just undermine recovery
Our brains aren’t invincible

 

 

Credits

Written by

Clifford Robbins

Script Editor

Emma Bryce

Design & Direction

Rémi Cans

Animation

Boniato Studio

Sound Design & Music

Nicolas Martigne

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