Neuroscience

Every day, neuroscience provides us with new fascinating answers to questions about our behaviour. In this section, we’ll take a journey through the basics of the brain’s neurobiology and biochemistry. You’ll also find what causes emotions and behaviours, as well as certain pathologies. Here, we present the latest discoveries and research on drugs and neuropsychiatry in a simple yet fascinating way.

Pharmacological Treatment for Insomnia

Insomnia is one of the most common disorders and affects a large part of the population. That being said, it’s necessary to learn about the pharmacological treatment for insomnia, as well as other alternatives. Insomnia can be defined as the…

Three Fascinating Neuroscience Cases

The most interesting part of many neuroscience cases is that they often lead to previously unknown knowledge about the brain. Sometimes, an illness or symptom offers clues that increase our understanding of the human mind. Many of these neuroscience cases…

The Tip of The Tongue Phenomenon

Imagine you’re sitting in front of the television watching a game show. Suddenly, there’s a question about a topic you know about. Although you really do know the answer, you just can’t remember it. You know that you know it!…

What’s Phantom Limb Syndrome?

Phantom limb syndrome is a phenomenon characterized by a sensation in the area of a limb that has already been amputated or lost. These sensations can make you feel that the missing body part is still there and working as…

Detecting Dementia during Primary Care Visits

If someone has signs of cognitive decline, it’s important that they see a specialist who can provide a full diagnosis. Likewise, detecting dementia during a primary care visit can be the key to delaying the illness’s progress and loss of…

Can You Reverse Memory Loss?

A well-known fact of human life is that memory tends to deteriorate with age. However, recent studies show that there might be a way to reverse memory loss. New techniques such as transcranial magnetic stimulation may be able to reverse…

Out-of-Body Experiences – What Are They?

Out-of-body experiences encompass several phenomena that are as fantastic as they’re complex. Imagine yourself floating out of your body; this is exactly how it feels. For a long time, the explanations were tribal and mystical. However, now we know it’s…

Earworm: Getting a Song Stuck in Your Head

Getting a song stuck in your head, or earworm, is like falling into an infinite loop. No matter how hard you try, you can seem to stop signing it. And just when you thought you were over it, it comes…

Breakthroughs in Neuropsychological Rehab

New technologies have made an impact on people’s lives, but also in other important areas of the health field, such as neuropsychological rehab. In neuropsychology, new technologies have been evolving for years. This has allowed the development of new and…

Learn All about Clonazepam (Klonopin)

Clonazepam, commonly known as Klonopin, is a widely used medication. It affects the way your central nervous system works. In this article, we’re going to analyze when you should take it, its effects, and the precautions you should take if your doctor…

Neuroscience: Can You Inherit Knowledge?

A recent study conducted at Tel Aviv University has called into question one of the underlying principles of biology: the Weismann barrier. This study is just the first step for further research into whether it’s possible to inherit knowledge. A team…

The Polyvagal Theory

You probably aren’t aware of many of the unconscious processes that happen in your body and mind. The polyvagal theory attempts to explain one of those intuitive processes. You’ve probably experienced moments when you feel like you’re in danger but…

The Negativity Bias according to Science

The negativity bias refers to the human tendency to think about what wasn’t good, instead of reflecting on what was. Hence, our pleasant and positive memories are overcome by silly unpleasant encounters. The value we give to all that’s negative…

Vilayanur Subramanian Ramachandran

Today, we’d like to tell you about the life and work of Vilayanur Subramanian Ramachandran, a neuroscientist known for his research, knowledge, and contributions to the fields of behavioral neurology and visual psychophysics. He has authored many books that outline…

Asthma and the Mind – A Tight Duo

Researchers often consider the relationship between asthma and the mind. In fact, they have for a long time. It’s rather easy to notice the connection on a sick person’s daily life. What’s most obvious is the link between stress, anxiety,…

Migraine Pharmacological Therapy

Migraine is the most frequent type of headache and a major cause of disability in our society. This is why it’s important to study migraine pharmacological therapy for acute and preventive crises. Migraine is a recurring and intense headache, usually…

How Does the Body Perceive Pain and Temperature?

Have you ever wondered why you’re capable of feeling pain? Or how you can tell when things are hot or cold? How do humans acquire this skill that’s so important to our survival? In this article, we’ll talk about the…

The Olfactory Bulb: Function and Characteristics

Smells have the power to evoke fond memories. Not only can your sense of smell transport you to the past, but it also helps you make important decisions every day. Today, we’re going to talk about an essential part of your…