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Rate and Risk of Head Injury in Mixed Martial Arts Remain Unknown

Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital reviewed 18 studies involving 7,587 patients, examining head injuries in MMA fighting published between 1990 and 2016. Of the studies included in the review, published online in the journal Trauma, there was no consistent definition of head injury, concussion or traumatic brain injury, or consistent protocol for

New Research Could Help Humans See What Nature Hides

The discovery of highly systematic laws for perception in natural scenes -- made possible by constrained statistical sampling -- is a potential game changer," said the paper's lead author Wilson Geisler, a UT Austin professor of psychology and director of the Center for Perceptual Systems. "It demonstrates how to study

Language Shapes How The Brain Perceives Time

Language has such a powerful effect, it can influence the way in which we experience time, according to a new study. Professor Panos Athanasopoulos, a linguist from Lancaster University and Professor Emanuel Bylund, a linguist from Stellenbosch University and Stockholm University, have discovered that people who speak two languages fluently think