Limbic System Functions: Limbo With Your Limbic System

 

  Your limbic system functions range from regulating your emotions to storing your memories to even helping you to learn new information. Your limbic system […]

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Synapses

Synapses: How Your Brain Communicates

 

  A synapse is the space between two neurons which allows for neural communication, or synaptic transmission. Synapses are found throughout the body, not just located […]

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Understanding the brain and neurotransmitters

The different types of neurotransmitters: What are they?

 

  You’ve probably heard of how dopamine plays a role in feelings of pleasure, or how serotonin levels influence depression. This barely scratches the surface […]

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MIT brain scans show that entrepreneurs really do think differently

MIT brain scans show that entrepreneurs really do think differently

 

  MIT brain scans show that entrepreneurs really do think differently. A brain scan study at MIT suggests that entrepreneurs are more likely to use […]

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 Drinking decreases number of new brain cells. You don’t have to be a heavy drinker to hurt your brain. Even moderate amounts of alcohol can […]

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 Substance addiction and the inherent differences in brain functions. According to data published by NIDA (National Institutes of Drug Abuse) nearly 20 million Americans have […]

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