Just like our fingerprints, our brains are unique, according to researchers. A combination of genetic factors and our experiences shape the anatomy of our brains, a team of neuropsychologists at the University of Zurich in Switzerland has found in a study published in the journal Nature. The researchers arrived at this conclusion when they tried to answer whether, like the tips of our fingers, the makeup of an individual’s brain could be used to identify him or her. (July 11, 2018)
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Brain Awareness Week: Strategies for Each Life Stage
Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
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