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Sunday Dinner with Drs. Stanford & Davis

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Cognitive Capacity

with Dr. S.

Season 1, Episode 2

"10 to 70:

10 Minutes to Convict, 70 Years to Exonerate"

See below for show notes

Brain Injury Chronicles

with Dr. D.

Season 1, Episode 1

"Racial Bias and Concussion Testing

in the NFL"

 

Brain Injury Chronicles

with Dr. D.

Season 1, Episode 3

"The Brain That Snitched on the NFL"

 

Cognitive Capacity

with Dr. S.

Season 1, Episode 4

"One Step Towards

Decriminalizing Cognition:

Atkins & The 8th Amendment"

Brain Injury Chronicles

with Dr. D.

Season 1, Episode 5

"When the NFL Had T-Bone and Dirty Waters"

 

Cognitive Capacity

with Dr. S.

Season 1, Episode 6

"Paying With Your Natural Life:

One Mistake As A Child

Results In A 70 Year Sentence"



Brain Injury Chronicles
with Dr. D.

Season 1, Episode 7
"Wrestling, Football,
and Saving Brains"






 


 

Show Notes

Season 1, Episode 1: Racial Bias and Concussion Testing in the NFL

This episode of Sunday Dinner is serving Brain Injury Chronicles with Dr. D as she discusses the lawsuit of two former NFL players against the NFL for accusations of discriminatory practices when determining eligibility for payout from the 2013 concussion settlement. Dr. Davis and Dr. Stanford discuss racism, racial bias, and the negative implications of race norming practices.

 

*Note: You may see “corrected” or “adjusted” norms referred to as Heaton norms or Mayo’s Older African American Normative Data (MOAANS)

 

Relevant Resources

 

Gasquoine, P. G. (2009). Race-norming of neuropsychological tests. Neuropsychological Review, 19, 250-262.

 

Lucas, J. A. et al. (2005). Mayo’s older African American Normative Studies: Norms for Boston Naming Test, Controlled Oral Word Association, Category Fluency, Animal Naming, Token Test, Stroop Test, and Judgment of Line Orientation. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 19, 243-269.

 

Madden, P. (2021, February 4). NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suggests ‘changes’ possible for ‘race-norming’ concussion program. ABC News. Retrieved   https://abcnews.go.com/Sports/nfl-commissioner-roger-goodell-suggests-race-norming-concussion/story?id=75696282.

 

Norman, M. A., et al. (2011). Demographically Corrected Norms for African Americans and Caucasians on the Hopkins Verbal Learning Test-Revised, Brief Visuospatial Memory Test-Revised, Stroop Color and Word Test, and Wisconsin Card Sorting Test 64-Card Version. Journal of Clinical Experimental Neuropsychology, 33(7), 793-804.

 

Radnosfsky, L. & Beaton, A. (2020, August 25). Lawsuit Alleges NFL's Concussion Settlement Discriminates Against Black Players; The suit claims that the league has been making payouts using an evaluation process that 'explicitly and deliberately discriminates on the basis of race.' Wall Street Journal (Online). Retrieved  from https://www.wsj.com/articles/lawsuit-alleges-nfls-concussion-settlement-discriminates-against-black-players-11598371843