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Explore the science behind diagnosing and treating Post Concussion Syndrome or PCS.

Dr. Hamish Kerr on Post-Concussion Syndrome

Dr. Hamish Kerr, team physician for Siena College discusses the symptoms, side-effects, and treatments for Post-Concussion Syndrome.

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Can Trauma Be Passed to the Next Generation Through DNA?
Learn about the genetic factors that may make a person more prone to anxiety with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from August 30, 2015.

 

The Unexpected Effects of Knitting | BrainCraft
Knitting has made a comeback in recent years, and the benefits might surprise you.

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Interfering with Fear
This video adapted from NOVA scienceNOW examines research into why people “choke,” or fail to perform well under pressure. To understand what happens in our brains during stressful situations, cognitive scientist Sian Beilock and her team simulate testing scenarios and use brain scans to measure communication between the parts of the brain that contain working memory and emotional centers. Evidence suggests that when test takers are stressed out, emotional centers are overactive. Beilock then tests a strategy to prevent these parts of the brain from communicating with each other.

 

The Strange Location of Your Second Brain
The trillions of bacteria in your gut have more of a relationship with your brain than you may realize.

 

Stories of the Mind: Beating Anxiety (26 min doc).

 

Are Concussions Deadly? | Braincraft

We all know concussions are bad, but where does the damage really happen?

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