The Role of Neurotransmitters

The Role of Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters are chemical compounds released by neurons that travel from one neural synapse to another to cause a specific reaction. Once the neurotransmitter completes the designated task, they are deactivated, moved away from the receptor or reabsorbed by the...
Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Brain

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Brain

The brain is the body’s central control unit. This marvelous mass is the repository of emotions and memories; philosophers even have believed throughout history that the brain may house the soul. The nervous system’s main organ, the brain handles most of...
How Technology is Changing Neuroscience

How Technology is Changing Neuroscience

The brain is by far the most complicated puzzle in the human body. It’s always been very mysterious. Aristotle, for example, thought the brain helps cool the heart. Over time, of course, doctors have come to know much more about the brain. Some very recent...
The Best Brain Foods

The Best Brain Foods

Whether you are suffering from a concussion, improving your memory, or just want to have a healthier brain, there are certain foods to eat to improve its function. These “superfoods” help maintain the health of your brain if added into your diet. They add vitamins,...
How PTS and PTSD Differ: Part 2

How PTS and PTSD Differ: Part 2

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a commonly known mental illness diagnoses. It is listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and the criteria is constantly changing. You can be diagnosed with PTSD if you have experienced or witnessed a...