Decision-making is a broad discipline studied by economists, philosophers, and historians. Neuroscientists more recently started studying it.
Most of the neurons in our brains are developed before we are even born, but our brains are constantly changing. From childhood and adolescence into adulthood our brains become more and more specialized, learning more complex skills and behaviors.
In the brain there are two main categories of cells: neurons and glia. Neurons are the ones that carry information through the brain, while the function of glia cells is to support the neurons and their environment.
Our brains are complex organs that display a variety of functions. How are they structured? In this blog, we will commence on a journey through the areas, structures, and organization of our brains.
Father’s Day: What makes somebody a father? Frequently performing caregiving tasks can change your brain in a way that helps you to be a good parent to your child.
The world’s strongest MR scanner, at a strength of 14 tesla (T), will be built at the Donders Institute. I got the opportunity to have a chat with Professor David Norris, who is leading the project, about the new scanner and the road to get it running.