When I was younger, I used to hear about a child being ADHD and think it was just an excuse for the child being hyper and not listening. 1,751 more words
Tags » Brain Chemistry
I’m told psychiatrists don’t bother anymore With talking or listening to Clients because Truth can be found in the soup Of chemicals in the brain And feelings are merely Synapses lighting up after The sudden release of All that dopamine Which can make us crazy if we’re Not careful and my Love for you is merely Partner preference determined By oxytocin and Dopamine dancing In the hallways of attachment Behaviors and I imagine It’s a tango they’re doing While vasopressin in the ventral Pallidum mediates our partnership and my Fascination with that small place Where your butt curves And forms your back Is modulated in the nucleus accumbens While the stirring I feel When you catch my glance And look down and slowly raise Your gaze to meet mine Shows only my high levels Of cortisol and not anything Specifically metaphysical. 131 more words
Exposure to light pulsing at 40 hertz causes the brain to release a surge of cytokines which activate microglia and reduces neuroinflammation. 14 more words
Love, Sex, Romance, Friendship, Hormones, Brain Chemistry, Biology and Evolution.
It was Cheryl who sparked these thoughts off.
As a Biologist I am always aware of what puppets we are to our genes, chemistry and psychology. 455 more words
I’ll bet you thought you would see pictures of pumpkin pie and a turkey here. Sorry. This is about a different thanksgiving. The dubious narrative that forms the backdrop to the traditional version of our upcoming holiday aside, formalizing a day of thankfulness and gratitude is a good idea. 405 more words