A picture is worth a thousand words
We have been writing on this blog for some time about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE and its relationship to multiple concussions. As we know from the airing of The League of Denial, the diagnosis in the early days was considered controversial and Dr. Omalu’s identification of the problem was seriously questioned by the NFL-linked physicians. But, as research has evolved, the existence of CTE has been recognized and the effects of multiple concussions on a person’s cognitive, psychological and physical functions are better understood. But, many people have not had the opportunity to view the differences in brain tissue of people with CTE caused by football and boxing as compared with the “normal” brain. Click here to see the examples and read the story published in Mother Jones.