Have you ever wondered what happens within a person’s skull when he/she suffers a traumatic brain injury?
The New York Times recently published a wonderful interactive article about brain injuries. The article describes and demonstrates what happens within a football player’s skull when he suffers a concussion.
Using a mouth guard developed by bioengineer David Camarillo and his team the KAM lab at Stanford, the information gained from the mouth guard and its sensors enabled the researchers to recreate what happens to a player’s brain in a millisecond from the collision.
Included in the article is an interactive representation of what happens to one’s brain.
Click here to read the full New York Times article.