Along with the new decade has brought many problems to the NFL. The main problem being concussions. These concussions have triggered an uproar from not only former players but current players as well. Players are concerned about there life after football and how these concussions will effect their short term memory loss. The common concern is that players are looking to have a valuable life after their football career. They want to be functional citizens that are coherent and intelligent. This is tough when concussions have contributed to short term memory loss. The text defines short term memory as the memory system that retains information for limited durations. When a player is exposed to repeated head trauma, the brain loses it's ability to keep memories for a longer period of time, and thus, forgets things faster. Attached is a video of a player receiving a concussion.
Concussions: Dazed and Confused.
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