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.

Beyond Freud – Psychoanalysis Schools and Authors

Ranging from a magical-religious concept all the way to Freud’s couch, there have always been traces of active listening and concern for someone with a damaged mental state. There was Padre Jofré and his clinic for the mentally ill, and there…

Brain Tsunami: What Goes on in Your Brain Before You Die

A team of neurologists at the Hospital Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Germany) and the University of Cincinnati (United States) have made one of the biggest neurological discoveries of the year. The brain, right before death, creates a huge wave of electrical activity.…

Consciousness From a Neuroscience Perspective

Consciousness has always been a controversial, hard-to-research topic. For a lot of the 20th century, people systematically rejected research on consciousness, in both the psychological and scientific fields. One big reason was that behavioral perspectives back then demanded evidence for everything.…

Brain Waves: Delta, Theta, Alpha and Gamma

There are 5 kinds of brain waves and they work almost like musical notes. Some are low frequencies, others are high frequencies. Together they have the power to create harmony. Your thoughts, emotions and sensations in perfect balance, centered and open…

Neuroscience: A Way to Understand How the Mind Acts

The goal of neuroscience has traditionally been to understand how the nervous system functions. Both functionally and structurally, this discipline wants to know how the brain is organized. Recently, it has gone further, wanting not only to learn how the…

The Neurobiology of Resilience

The neurobiology of resilience is an area of research that explains from a biological point of view one of the most fascinating processes of human beigns.  We’re talking about the process by which people manage to successfully deal with stressors…

Cognitive Reserve Protects the Brain

Cognitive reserve is the brain’s ability to cope with the damage it might endure. Regularly performing activities that exercise your cognitive abilities, like those involved in reading and math, can protect against the effects of old age and dementia, increase neuroplasticity, and…