Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have all spent much more time looking at screens than ever before. Though in most scenarios, we cannot change school requirements, we can feel empowered to help our kids use screens with certain guidelines.
There are a few key differences in the brains of children and adults that make children more susceptible to brain injury than adults. The key differences are discussed below.
So, if you add together all these factors, we see that the larger skull with a proportionately smaller brain on a weaker neck with nerve cells that aren’t as “strong”, while wearing sub-optimal protective equipment, leaves children and teens more susceptible to concussion than adults.
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