The brain. It’s an extraordinary super-computer and the brilliant command center that controls all we do.
But it’s also incredibly fragile – comprised of soft, gelatinous tissue protected by a thin layer of clear fluid that acts as a “shock absorber” when our heads are subjected to sudden movements or an impact. Any number of forces – accidents, blockages, tumors, viruses and diseases – can threaten the health of this complex and sophisticated organ. After a brain injury, you may look just fine on the outside, even though your brain functions have significantly changed. Learn more about brain injury by watching these videos.