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    • Simple Blood Tests for Rapid Concussion Diagnosis

    • By: Mo Costandi
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 7 mins
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    On playing fields across the country, nervous trainers stand on the sidelines, hoping none of their players will sustain a head injury. After years of denial, organizations such as the National Football League are finally beginning to recognize the dangers of concussion. Although awareness of the issue has increased enormously, diagnosis remains difficult, relying exclusively on players’ subjective reports of symptoms such as blurred vision, dizziness, headache and nausea.

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    • The Brain Has Its Own "Autofill" Function for Speech

    • By: Mo Costandi
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The world is an unpredictable place. But the brain has evolved a way to cope with the everyday uncertainties it encounters—it doesn’t present us with many of them, but instead resolves them as a realistic model of the world. The body’s central controller predicts every contingency, using its stored database of past experiences, to minimize the element of surprise.

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