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Bending your brain: What is neuroplasticity?

Your brain is a muscle. Likewise with all other muscles in your body, if you don’t use it, you’ll lose it. Neuroplasticity is the idea that your brain is flexible, which can adapt as a response to experience: It changes constantly to meet the demands of the body. 1,089 more words

Biology

Connecting your neurons

Neurons are not just reams of wire coursing through your body.  The average length of a neuron is approximately 0.1 millimetre, although some can stretch to over a metre long! 621 more words

Brain

Action potentials- creating your electricity

Action potentials are one of my favourite topics of neuroscience. Once you get down to the small details, what seemed incredibly complex is infact relatively simple! 914 more words

Biology