What Happens When You Have a Concussion?

Clifford Robbins for TED-Ed
Between 2.5 and 4 million concussions occur each year in the United States. 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.
Posted on BrainLine August 9, 2017.

About Clifford Robbins

Cliff Robbins is the study coordinator for Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center's LEGEND study and Brain Donation Registry. His day to day activities involve ensuring that both the LEGEND study and Brain Donation Study run smoothly. He also assists in data management for both projects, and data analysis for the LEGEND study. Cliff is also a member of the Sports Legacy Institute Community Educators (SLICE) program.

Comments (1)

Thank you, this was very informative. Following a serious car collision, I have a concussion and this video explains more clearly what has occurred and why I'm experiencing related symptoms.