Humpty Dumpty had a great fall | On Wednesday, students in a Dementia Care class learned about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which people can get when they receive severe or repeated trauma to the head, and it can lead to dementia. Students mimicked this trauma with eggs (the brain), cushioning them as best as possible with whatever packaging they brought from home. Then they dropped their brains from the second story at the Coliseum Campus and assessed damage.
Picture This: Your fragile brain
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