Brain synaptic pruning may be the root cause of schizophrenia

This article from the New York Times, is about a discovered process of synaptic pruning which is normal and necessary in the developing brain, but if it continues out of control in adolescence it can lead [...]

By |July 7th, 2017|Categories: Neurological|0 Comments

The Vagus nerve control over the inflammatory response

In this article called, Hacking the Nervous System, the influence of the Vagus nerve over levels of inflammation in the tissues of the body is discussed.  The Vagus nerve is an important control for the [...]

By |June 26th, 2017|Categories: Meditation, Neurological|0 Comments

The various functions of brain waves: beta, alpha, theta, and delta

In an ongoing effort to become more mindful and take advantage of deep relaxation amidst our chaotic lives, here is a Scientific American article which explains of our different brain waves and examples of when [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|Categories: Meditation|0 Comments
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