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Show 1204: How Brain Function Affects Mental Illness

Dr. Daniel Amen argues that a healthy mind needs a healthy brain. How can you help your brain function more effectively for good mental health?

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How You Can Measure Brain Function at Home

Have you ever wondered how your brain was functioning? This is especially important after a concussion. Many people worry about senior moments. Now you can actually measure brain function.

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Cognitive Dysfunction

Soccer Players Putting Their Brains in Danger

For soccer players, heading the ball may be even more dangerous than colliding with another player. This move may result in concussion symptoms.

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Is Heading a Soccer Ball Bad for Your Brain?

Heading a soccer ball may score a goal, but players who practice this frequently are at risk for symptoms of a concussion.