A Detailed Exploration of the Human Brain Part 2: The Brainstem

Hello All. This is a continuation of my multi-post series on the human brain. Instead of writing in the format that I normally do (write one blog post about a topic that I find intriguing. Over the next few weeks I am going to explore different aspects of the brain such as functionality, memories, diseases [...]

A Detailed Exploration of the Human Brain Part 1: The Cerebrum

Introduction Hello All. I am going to be trying something different for the time being. Instead of writing in the format that I normally do (write one blog post about a topic that I find intriguing). I am going to make a multi-post series on a topic that interests me the most: The Human Brain. [...]

Enhancing and Suppressing Memories

What if scientists could manipulate your brain so that a traumatic memory lost its emotional power over your mind? Recent findings by Steve Ramirez(a Boston University neuroscientist) show that a small structure in the brain could hold the key to future therapeutic techniques for treating mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD, by allowing [...]