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Tag Archives: brain
This is the second study (of which I am aware) that has demonstrated that Traditional Chinese Acupuncture and a sham facsimile provided similar improvements in pain manifested by patients. It seems just the thought that we are being treated for pain helps. Continue reading
Reading seems to start in the “letterbox region” just beyond the left ear- and from there information is further process across both hemispheres. Our brain processes the data in chunks, and it requires the coordination of scanning, visual processing, and speech. Continue reading
We know that neurotransmitters and hormones affect our brain centers. We know that different areas of the brain are associated with different actions, thoughts, and processes. Now, we also know that our personality correlates with the relative sizes of regions of the brain. Continue reading
The ability to grow brain and spinal cord nerve cells is present at birth- and starts to disappear just like that as we age. So, when we incur an injury to the spine or the brain- the axons can’t regenerate. It is thought that since these areas are replete with nerves and nerve fibers, they send signals to stop new connections from forming. By stopping new pathways from forming, our brain can’t be confused with by incorrect signals that could result from the new pathways. Continue reading
Do we have to worry that someone like Cobb can come around and steal our dreams? Or, worse yet, can someone instill us to do something by fomenting a specific dream upon which we will act? The former- not yet. The latter- not unless we are so inclined….as of now. Continue reading
Daydreaming is critical to our creativity. New research shows the process is disrupted for autistic and schizophrenic patients, as well as Alzheimer’s subjects. What we daydream affects our ability to retain new facts, too. Continue reading