Questions tagged [brain-injury]

For questions on traumatic or congenital injury to the central nervous system.

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Do we know what is happening inside the brain when a person is hit in the head?

For the purposes of this question, I will use the example of a legally sanctioned athletic contest (i.e., a boxing match), rather than criminal activity or accidents, but the question certainly ...
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What happens to the brains that are utilized during studies afterwards?

The procedures may vary from country to country, but I'm wondering if they are cremated or otherwise disintegrated.
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Interpretation of Halstead-Reitan Impairment Index Parameter

How does one best interpret the Halstead-Reitan Index ranging from 0.0 to 1 ? How closely is this assessment of neurocognition subsequent to injury correlated to structural arrangement of the brain ...