How Do Concussions Cause Amnesia?

Amnesia is a really handy/clichĂ© literary device and the inciting incident for countless Hanna-Barbera cartoons, but it’s also a real, serious affliction caused by major head trauma. Learn how scrambled neurons can permanently alter your memory on this week’s QQ.

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