The average human brain is composed of over 100 billion neurons, each of which integrates electrochemical signals from across the body to generate thoughts, emotions, and memory. But while physical changes to the human brain can alter our feelings and behaviour, so too can our feelings and behaviour shape the structure of our brains. (August 5, 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.
Source: Neurology Now
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