Hippocampus

Hippocampus: the orchestra director in the deepest part of our brain

 

  Hippocampus. Have you ever gone blank and forgotten what you were going to say? Our brain is full of important data and information that […]

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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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Psychopathy

Psychopathy: A useful guide to everything you need to know

 

  What does psychopathy mean? What are the signs and symptoms? What relationship does it have with personality? What are the causes? Is there a […]

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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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Гипоталамус

Hypothalamus: the importance of hormones in the brain

 

  What is the hypothalamus? Let’s start by painting a picture: Your stomach starts churning. It’s been hours since you last ate and you can […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger

 

  Brain Gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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Brain changes in kids learning math

 

 Brain changes in kids learning math Many kids ask their math teacher why learning a particular mathematical concept or skill is important. When helping kids […]

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A long childhood feeds the energy-hungry human brain

A long childhood feeds the energy-hungry human brain

 

  Humans are late bloomers when compared with other primates. For example, they spend almost twice as long in childhood and adolescence as chimps, gibbons, […]

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Babies’ brains rehearse speech mechanics months before their first words

Babies’ brains rehearse speech mechanics months before their first words

 

  Babies’ brains rehearse speech mechanics months before their first words Baby sounds are cute and funny, but they also represent important developmental milestones in […]

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Brain region associated with selfishness

Brain region associated with selfishness

 

  Brain region associated with selfishness. People with damage to a specific part of the brain entrusted unexpectedly large amounts of money to complete strangers. […]

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Electric stimulation of brain releases powerful, opiate-like painkiller

Electric stimulation of brain releases powerful, opiate-like painkiller

 

  Electric stimulation of brain releases powerful, opiate-like painkiller. Researchers used electricity on certain brain parts of a patient with chronic, severe facial pain to […]

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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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