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Seeing Is Believing
Seeing Is Believing

Your Brain Might Be Distorting Reality

Some researchers are finding that the things you do could change what your brain sees–but not everyone is convinced.
Shayla Love
1.11.18
sports
sports

Major League Baseball Sued Over ‘Failure to Protect Fans’

Jay Loos was hit with a foul ball and might lose his eye. He's suing for more protective netting
Jesse Hicks
10.10.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Watching Hockey Raises Your Heart Rate as Much as Working Out

Relatable to anyone who’s yelled “OH COME ON” at the TV.
Jesse Hicks
10.5.17
We Asked
We Asked

We Asked NCAA Football Players Why They’re Not Scared of Brain Damage

Even though every piece of research linking concussion to their potential next step—the NFL—is terrifying.
Austin Williams
10.4.17
Asking for a friend
Asking for a friend

Working Out Really Hard Makes Some People Pee Their Pants

And by "some people," I mean me.
Alexandra Spiroff
9.14.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Meditation Can Make You Better at Sports, Psychologists Say

They've got a method, too.
Brian Sabin
8.31.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Conor McGregor Wasn't Fatigued; He Was at Risk of Brain Damage

Dizziness and loss of balance is one of the hallmarks of mild traumatic brain injury.
Darragh O’Carroll, MD
8.28.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Experts Fear for Conor McGregor's Safety on Saturday

One group says the MMA star's boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. should never have been sanctioned.
Susan Rinkunas
8.24.17
mental health
mental health

A Third of Women Student-Athletes Have Mental Health Problems

“It feels like one day she was happy, the next she was sad, and the day after she was gone."
Laura Barcella
8.7.17
The High Life
The High Life

The NFL Has Offered to Do a Study About Using Weed to Manage Pain

Is this too little too late?
Daniel Oberhaus
8.3.17
mental health
mental health

Degenerative Disease Found in 99 Percent of NFL Players' Donated Brains

A new study only strengthens the link between football and brain trauma.
Amber Brenza
7.25.17
head games
head games

There's Still No Surefire Way to Diagnose a Concussion

Doctors can't even agree on what it is.
Markham Heid
6.5.17