Our emotions are not solely determined by what happened to us; they can also be influenced by changes in some of our neurotransmitters, such as dopamine and serotonin.
Researchers are actively exploring the brain’s remarkable adaptability and recovery potential following injuries, particularly in the context of post-stroke rehabilitation. This exploration promises innovative interventions that could lead to transformative treatments in the field of brain recovery.
We live in a quickly changing world where we need to adapt to new environments on a regular basis. For example, when learning a new language. But what factors contribute to this successful learning, and what happens when we encounter challenges?
A bored man was working at developing energy sources for radar systems. He failed and wanted to have a coffee break. Suddenly, he realized that the chocolate bar in his pocket had melted during his experiments: he had just discovered the microwave. Many breakthroughs happened by accident – or should I say: boredom. Research studies revealed that getting bored engages the same brain areas as creative thinking.
We don’t have to do everything ourselves. Although true as a broad comment on life, this is particularly true about what parts of our body and mind we consciously control. Here is how it works!
Have you ever noticed your foot moving on its own to stop you from falling? Or perhaps you’ve felt a sense of dizziness after stepping off a merry-go-round? This article talks about how this happens in the brain and unravels a way to avoid dizziness after coming out of the merry-go-round.
Decision-making is a broad discipline studied by economists, philosophers, and historians. Neuroscientists more recently started studying it.