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An App To Detect Head Injuries

A neuroscientist at Houston’s Baylor College of Medicine, has developed an iPad app called “BrainCheck” that uses research-backed games to collect data on neurocognitive function. (Houston Public Media)
A neuroscientist at Houston’s Baylor College of Medicine, has developed an iPad app called “BrainCheck” that uses research-backed games to collect data on neurocognitive function. (Houston Public Media)

Growing concern about concussions has led to new rules in various sports, and a new movie starring Will Smith as a crusading doctor. But concussions are not easy injuries to treat, let alone diagnose.

Now, a neuroscientist at Houston’s Baylor College of Medicine has developed an iPad app called “Braincheck” that could help. Carrie Feibel from Here & Now contributor Houston Public Media reports.

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