SuperFreakonomics: questioning football helmets

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This year’s football season ? full of exciting games and undefeated teams … is also unfolding amidst concerns over head injuries to players. But what would happen if the helmets meant to protect players’ heads were removed from the game? “SuperFreakonomics” co-author Stephen Dubner reports on the surprising outcomes, with safeguards and incentives included, of course.

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