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A Simple Spit Test May Revolutionize How We Diagnose Concussions

Diagnosing the severity of a concussion could soon be as simple as collecting a swab of saliva. New research from Penn State University has found t...

By: Brandon Hall

3 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Body's Internal Clock (And Why It's Making You Feel Terrible)

The human body is a marvel. Every day, it goes through a stunning number of invisible functions and processes in an effort to keep you functioning ...

By: Brandon Hall

Study: Playing Sports May Make You Smarter

Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick finished in the top 1% of his high school class and graduated from Harvard University with a degree in economics. ...

By: Samantha Jones

Study Finds Teen Sports Injuries Linked to Lack of Sleep

It is generally accepted that a healthy amount of sleep enhances brain function. But a new study, conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics ...

By: SkywordNews

Dick's Sporting Goods PACE Program Helps With Concussion Education and Prevention

Concussions are serious business. If improperly treated, they can have long-term health consequences, put you on the disabled list or even end you...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Brain Function

Ken Hamlin on the Mental Side of Football

Dallas Cowboys free safety Ken Hamlin talks about how important the mental side of football is for athletes.

Dr. Mickey Collins on Basic Concussion Facts

Dr. Mickey Collins, the Assistant Director of the Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center discusses the basic facts of a concussion.