The new film ‘Concussion’ & the latest research on concussions

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Guests: Sean Gregory, Ryan Tierney, and Kristy Arbogast

The new movie “Concussion,” documents the findings of a forensic neuropathologist who researched a brain disease that was affecting ex-NFL players. That film comes out Christmas Day, around the time when many families will be gathered at the TV watching football. Meanwhile, the NFL is still grappling with how to deal with the concussions suffered by players. We’ll start by talking with SEAN GREGORY of TIME to talk about the movie. Then we’ll be joined by RYAN TIERNEY, the director of Temple University’s Sports Concussion Laboratory, and KRISTY ARBOGAST, co-scientific director for the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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