Neurophysiology
Neurophysiology (from Greek νεῦρον, neuron, "nerve"; φύσις, physis, "nature, origin"; and -λογία, -logia) is a branch of physiology and neuroscience that is concerned with the study of the functioning...
Why Roger Federer Sleeps Twelve Hours a Day
For elite athletes, sleep is the greatest performance enhancing drug of all. In this short video, neuroscientist Professor Matthew Walker, author of the international bestseller Why We Sleep, explains...
Rare Genetic Mutation Lets Some People Function with Less Sleep
Ever wished you could get by with less sleep? Some people can--and don't seem to be any worse off for it--thanks, possibly, to one unusual mutation
The most detailed map of the brain ever created
The most detailed map of the brain ever created! Credit: Hashem Al-Ghaili
Neurons forming connections in vitro.... - Neuroscience News and Research
Neurons forming connections in vitro. via mymedicalwall
What If You Stopped Sleeping?- Day 3 is when the real fun begins...
What If You Stopped Sleeping? Day 3 is when the real fun begins...
Five Tips For Falling Asleep Quicker
Sleep expert Matthew Walker describes the perfect conditions for falling asleep quicker. Following is a transcript of the video. Matthew Walker: My name is Matthew Walker. I am a professor of neurosc...
Introduction to SNARE Proteins
We discuss the SNARE proteins involved in the docking of synaptic vesicles and in the release of neurotransmitter in response to a rise in intracellular calcium.
The bigger the yawn, the bigger the brain, scientists find
Species with longer yawns have bigger brains, finds a new study that credits yawning for promoting brain growth and activity.
Developing Brain Regions In Children Hardest Hit By Sleep Deprivation
The reduced amount of sleep leads to an increased need for deep sleep in maturing areas of the brain. This affects posterior regions of the brain, which are involved in vision, spatial perception and...
Psychotherapy Sessions Are Best In The Morning When Levels Of Helpful Hormone Are High
Patients make more progress toward overcoming anxiety, fears and phobias when their therapy sessions are scheduled in the morning, new research suggests.
Amazing Benefits of Sleeping on Your Left Side
It is very common for me to have a patient tell me that they have all their issues on just one side of the body. A pain in the left foot, a bad left hip, a bad left shoulder, left-sided abdominal pai...
This Is Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side (Backed by Science)
Have you been sleeping wrong this entire time? Learn why this particular posture is key for good rest.
Study: Many Parents May Be Placing Babies In Risky Sleep Situations
Many parents may unwittingly be placing their babies at increased risk of dying by putting them to sleep in ways that make sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other forms of sleep-related death...
New 'Artificial Synapses' Could Let Supercomputers Mimic the Human Brain
Brain-like machines with human-like abilities to solve problems could become a reality, researchers say.
Blame Your Childhood for How Sweaty You Are
Plus: Sweat glands’ secret, under-the-radar purpose.
Brains Of People With Schizophrenia Try To Repair Themselves: Study
Schizophrenia is a mysterious, misunderstood mental illness without a full cure. However, researchers from the United Kingdom and China may have found a clue that could help to understand it better.
Neural top down control of physiology
Neural top down control of physiology concerns the direct regulation by the brain of physiological functions (in addition to smooth muscle and glandular ones). Cellular functions include the immune sy...
Neurochemistry
Neurochemistry is the specific study of neurochemicals, including neurotransmitters and other molecules (such as psychopharmaceuticals) that influence the function of neurons. This field closely exami...
Neural coding
Neural coding is a neuroscience-related field concerned with characterizing the relationship between the stimulus and the individual or ensemble neuronal responses and the relationship among the elect...
Neural coding - Wikipedia
Reflex
A reflex action, differently known as a reflex, is an involuntary and nearly instantaneous movement in response to a stimulus. Scientific use of the term "reflex" refers to a behavior that is mediate...
Reflex - Wikipedia
Sleep
In animals, sleep is a naturally recurring state characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity and inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles. It is distinguished from ...
Sleep - Wikipedia
Quantum mind
The quantum mind or quantum consciousness hypothesis proposes that classical mechanics cannot explain consciousness. It states quantum mechanical phenomena, such as quantum entanglement and superposit...
Neurobiological brain disorder
A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Exa...
Neurobiological brain disorder - Wikipedia
Neosaxitoxin
Neosaxitoxin (NSTX) is included, as other saxitoxin-analogs, in a broad group of natural neurotoxic alkaloids, commonly known as the paralytic shellfish toxins (PSTs). The parent compound of PSTs, sax...
Neosaxitoxin - Wikipedia
Preflexes
Preflexes are the latent capacities in the musculoskeletal system that auto-stabilize movements through the use of the nonlinear visco-elastic properties of muscles when they contract. The term "prefl...
The bigger the yawn, the bigger the brain, scientists find
Species with longer yawns have bigger brains, finds a new study that credits yawning for promoting brain growth and activity.
Oblique dendrite
An oblique dendrite is a dendrite that branches from an apical dendrite which emerge from the apex of a pyramidal cell. Oblique dendrites typically branch one to two times before terminating. Dendrite...
Propiram
Propiram (Algeril, Dirame, Bay 4503) is a partial mu opioid receptor agonist and weak mu antagonist analgesic from the ampromide family of drugs. It was invented in 1963 in the United Kingdom by Bayer...
Propiram - Wikipedia
Developing Brain Regions In Children Hardest Hit By Sleep Deprivation
The reduced amount of sleep leads to an increased need for deep sleep in maturing areas of the brain. This affects posterior regions of the brain, which are involved in vision, spatial perception and...