how your brain works

Get to Know Your Brain


Since your brain is the control panel for your entire body, it doesn’t hurt to get an elementary school lesson on its main components and how they work to keep you going. Your brain is the mother ship, with all the control over every inch of your body, inside and out. It is divided into [...]

Get to Know Your Brain2016-10-22T09:09:29+00:00

Connecting Brain’s Social Network Through “Rich Club”


There are some amazing stories of survival involving people who have sustained extensive brain damage. The one that comes to mind currently is that of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot directly in the head and not only survived, but has made some amazing strides toward a near-full recovery. Our brains actually can perform [...]

Connecting Brain’s Social Network Through “Rich Club”2016-10-22T09:08:23+00:00

How We Remember and Forget


Every bit of information we process through our senses – sight, smell, touch, hearing and taste, is taken in through our short-term memory and filtered through neurotransmitters to be stored or thrown out. Sounds simple? It may sound simple, but the brain and how it processes memory is a complex system, and it involves thousands [...]

How We Remember and Forget2016-10-22T09:06:58+00:00