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.

How Generosity Affects the Brain

In general, being generous is a pleasant experience. In fact, one of the main reasons why people are generous with others is that it feels good. Experts call it the “warm glow” effect. Recent research has taken a closer look…

The Chemistry of Anxiety

With the ever-increasing prevalence of anxiety, it’s more important than ever to know what it entails so you can take proper measures to prevent it. Knowing what it entails can help you and the people around you avoid catastrophic thinking…

The Cingulate Gyrus

The cingulate gyrus is a part of the human brain that exists in both hemispheres. This structure, along with the parahippocampal gyrus, forms the limbic cortex of the brain’s limbic system. When you’re unsettled or anxious, your cingulate gyrus is…

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…

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…

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…

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…