San Francisco Chronicle: Stanford researchers start concussion study with high school athletes

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

A Palo Alto company is teaming up with a Stanford health care network and several regional high schools for a study that will use virtual reality headsets to track eye movements to better spot concussions. The Golden State Warriors, Pac-12 universities and several hospitals around the country already use the technology from the company, SyncThink. But the four-year study on high school athletes, which begins Monday in partnership with Stanford Children’s Health, will mark the first use of the technology in an area of increasing concern: the health effects of head hits on youths, whose brains are still developing. (August 6, 2018)

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