The brain is the most important structure of the human body. Thanks to it being implemented and monitored all processes in our body. The latter study found: blows to the head to reduce the volume of the brain. Data published in the Journal of Sports Medicine (UK).
The researchers measured brain volume athletes, whose activity is connected with the permanent head injuries. A striking example - Boxing and other martial arts. Almost every day boxers in training receive blows to the head. The survey proved that the injury to reduce the volume of the brain, which leads to a reduction in the speed of processing of information, and lower intelligence.