nucleus accumbens

Nucleus Accumbens: What is it, functions, anatomy, diseases.

 

  The nucleus accumbens is a brain structure that is part of our pleasure and reward system. It activates our motivation and allows willpower to […]

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OCD

OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Danger of Repetitive Behaviors

 

  OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Knock-knock-knock. You knock 3 in a steady manner. Every single wooden piece of furniture in your room needs to be […]

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Optogenetics

Optogenetics: An all powerful revolutionary technique?

 

  Optogenetics is a new form of stimulating and controlling cells in the living tissue. Research is advancing in ways that we have not thought […]

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Brain Facts: Learn some curious and fascinating facts about the brain!

 

  Brain facts. Our brain is exciting, it is the result of millions of years of evolution and although it is still an enigma, we […]

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12 pairs of cranial nerves

12 pairs of cranial nerves: What are they and what are their functions?

 

  12 pairs of cranial nerves enable us to perform our daily routine in a comfortable and efficient way, as they take part of the […]

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Nervous System

Nervous System: what is it, functions, areas and diseases

 

  Have you ever stopped to think about how the Nervous System works? How is your body organized? How does it really work? What structures […]

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Broca-Aphasie

Broca’s Aphasia: diagnosis, causes and rehabilitation

 

  Aphasia is a neurological disorder that implies a loss of communicative skills, meaning you can lose expressive and comprehension of the language. Depending on […]

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Neuropsychology

Neuropsychology: A complete guide to all your questions

 

  We clarify all the questions you may have about neuropsychology: What it is, what does it study, neuropsychologist’s role and patients, what cognitive tests […]

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Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback or Neurotherapy: Everything you need to know

 

  Neurofeedback: What is it? What is it based on? What is it for? In recent years, more professionals and centers have started to offer […]

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Frontal Lobe

Frontal Lobe: Areas, functions and disorders related to it

 

  The brain is divided into four lobes, differentiated by their location and functions. In this article, we are going to focus on one of the […]

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Neuroscience of the sexes: Gender differences in the brain?

 

  We all know the differences between male and females. For centuries we’ve discussed the physical, social and emotional differences between man and woman. But […]

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Tests on comatose ex-Israeli PM Sharon show ‘significant brain activity’

Tests on comatose ex-Israeli PM Sharon show ‘significant brain activity’

 

  Tests on comatose ex-Israeli PM Sharon show ‘significant brain activity’. Doctors in Israel said Monday that they had detected “significant brain activity” during tests […]

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Brain activity during early menopause studied

Brain activity during early menopause studied

 

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Learning to control brain activity improves visual sensitivity

Learning to control brain activity improves visual sensitivity

 

  Learning to control brain activity improves visual sensitivity. Training people to control their own brain activity can enhance their visual sensitivity, according to a […]

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Brain Has Distinct Activity Pattern When Losing Consciousness During Anesthesia

 

 A new study from the US reveals for the first time, that the brain has a distinct pattern of electrical activity as patients lose consciousness […]

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