Media (Hollywood/NYT) misrepresenting scientific majority on CTE

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Cliffs;

Dozens of Neuroscientists are speaking out against the media CTE narrative about the prevalence and dangers.

Timestamp 20:42 for a head of a university department roasting the link between CTE and suicide.

The research group behind the NFL 99% study have been criticised by fellow professionals in the field who say they would “diagnose CTE in a rock”.

CTE is a subjective diagnosis, in a comparison group the scientists behind the 99% study found CTE in 5 out of samples whilst other neuroscientists couldn’t find it in one of those samples. They also were one of only 7 neuroscientists who found CTE in Todd Ewen.

Suicides from people who have misdiagnosed with CTE have been reported.
 

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Cliffs;

Dozens of Neuroscientists are speaking out against the media CTE narrative about the prevalence and dangers.

Timestamp 20:42 for a head of a university department roasting the link between CTE and suicide.

The research group behind the NFL 99% study have been criticised by fellow professionals in the field who say they would “diagnose CTE in a rock”.

CTE is a subjective diagnosis, in a comparison group the scientists behind the 99% study found CTE in 5 out of samples whilst other neuroscientists couldn’t find it in one of those samples. They also were one of only 7 neuroscientists who found CTE in Todd Ewen.

Suicides from people who have misdiagnosed with CTE have been reported.

The human brain is not design for heavy repeated impact
There is a big link to brain damage and major mental illness
 

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Cliffs;

Dozens of Neuroscientists are speaking out against the media CTE narrative about the prevalence and dangers.

Timestamp 20:42 for a head of a university department roasting the link between CTE and suicide.

The research group behind the NFL 99% study have been criticised by fellow professionals in the field who say they would “diagnose CTE in a rock”.

CTE is a subjective diagnosis, in a comparison group the scientists behind the 99% study found CTE in 5 out of samples whilst other neuroscientists couldn’t find it in one of those samples. They also were one of only 7 neuroscientists who found CTE in Todd Ewen.

Suicides from people who have misdiagnosed with CTE have been reported.
The issue seems to be primarily a matter of 1) CTÉ not having clear diagnostic boundaries; and 2) it being difficult to prove causality (yet), which exacerbates point #1.
 

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The human brain is very fragile .
We’re not rams

I never recommend heavy sparring
 

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Heavy hits causes your brain to crash against skull bones
Your brain has little protection
 

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Heavy hits causes your brain to crash against skull bones
Your brain has little protection
Current science suggests this isn’t what damages the brain. Axonal twisting is the most likely culprit. Thus, uppercuts and hooks are more likely to damage than straight rights.
 

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Tez, can you give us a hint what’s in those podcasts? I’m not currently someplace I can listen to them.


Well apart from the fact they are relevant lol? Ok, Gary as I said has done a tremendous amount of research into brain injuries in martial arts, the effects of etc. The podcasts are about the ;dangers of boxing' ie head trauma.
 
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