Magicly Implanted Thoughts, Woodpeckers and Football

Magicly Implanted Thoughts, Woodpeckers and Football

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 210

  • Sep 3, 2018 1:00 pm
  • 1:34:05 mins

Magicly Implanted Thoughts (12:47) Jay Olson is a graduate student in psychiatry at McGill University. Olson’s latest study looks at the way contextual factors influence the decisions people make. Jay Olson uses magic tricks to see what choices people will make when faced with difficult decisions. How Woodpeckers Will Save Football (1:03:37) Dr. David Smith has been practicing medicine for 27 years and has spent the last 9 years studying Traumatic Brain injuries. He is a Visiting Research Scientist at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center. He is the President and CEO of Traumatic Brain Injury Innovations LLC, overseeing all their operations. Traumatic Brain injuries (TBI) also known as concussions, are a major cause of death and disability in the United States and contribute to about 30% of all injury deaths.  With Will Smiths starring role as a Nigerian Forensic Pathologist, the movie Concussion has brought nationwide attention to the negative effects of TBIs.  What can we do to prevent these types of injuries and how can Woodpeckers help?  Dr. David Smith with some ideas.

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How Woodpeckers Will Save Football

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Dr. David Smith has been practicing medicine for 27 years and has spent the last 9 years studying Traumatic Brain injuries. He is a Visiting Research Scientist at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center. He is the President and CEO of Traumatic Brain Injury Innovations LLC, overseeing all their operations. Traumatic Brain injuries (TBI) also known as concussions, are a major cause of death and disability in the United States and contribute to about 30% of all injury deaths.  With Will Smiths starring role as a Nigerian Forensic Pathologist, the movie Concussion has brought nationwide attention to the negative effects of TBIs.  What can we do to prevent these types of injuries and how can Woodpeckers help?  Dr. David Smith with some ideas.

Dr. David Smith has been practicing medicine for 27 years and has spent the last 9 years studying Traumatic Brain injuries. He is a Visiting Research Scientist at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center. He is the President and CEO of Traumatic Brain Injury Innovations LLC, overseeing all their operations. Traumatic Brain injuries (TBI) also known as concussions, are a major cause of death and disability in the United States and contribute to about 30% of all injury deaths.  With Will Smiths starring role as a Nigerian Forensic Pathologist, the movie Concussion has brought nationwide attention to the negative effects of TBIs.  What can we do to prevent these types of injuries and how can Woodpeckers help?  Dr. David Smith with some ideas.

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