Explain The Brain Podcast
Ever wonder why we tend to ignore vital information in order to preserve our well-being? In psychology, this is called the Ostrich Effect, which is discussed further in this week's Hidden Brain Podcast, hosted by NPR's Shankar Vedantam.
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The current debate regarding head injuries and sports has left many unsure about how to reconcile new medical evidence on brain trauma with their love of the game. NY Times columnist John Branch's in-depth piece tackles this conflict, and what it means for the future of sports.