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What happens when you have a concussion? - Clifford Robbins

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Each year in the United States, players of sports and recreational activities receive between 2.5 and 4 million concussions. 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.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Clifford Robbins
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Director Rémi Cans
  • Sound Designer Nicolas Martigne
  • Composer Nicolas Martigne
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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