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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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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Proteins behind mad-cow disease also help brain to develop

Proteins behind mad-cow disease also help brain to develop

 

  Proteins behind mad-cow disease also help brain to develop. When not misfolded, prions lend a hand in forming neuronal connections. Prions are best known […]

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Study Shows How Social Isolation Disrupts Myelin Production

 

 Animals that are socially isolated for prolonged periods make less myelin in the region of the brain responsible for complex emotional and cognitive behavior, researchers […]

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