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Dementia and concussion

From a recent article in the Guardian by Paul MacInnes (2021), Dawn Astle, daughter to Jeff Astle, discusses the potentially detrimental impact of heading the ball in football and advocates for change. This article contributes to the growth in awareness of brain injury in sport, including football.


“Football doesn’t want to think it can be a killer.”


Concussion has been...

COVID-19 Update

Due to government advice on the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many of our staff are working from home and we are operating a reduced service here at Psicon. You may therefore experience some delays in reaching us by telephone.  If you need to contact us and have access to email, please drop us a line on  This inbox is being monitored constantly...

Personality Change After Traumatic Brain Injury

People are very aware of the destructive consequences of traumatic brain injury and how it can affect individuals lives. Traumatic brain injury can cause changes in cognition, behaviour, emotion as well as personality characteristics. Brain injuries usually cause a deterioration of aspects of neurocognitive functions, can negatively impact on mood functions, and affect the behaviour in negative ways. Personality...