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One of my most mind and life changing experiences occurred completely innocuously in my college physiological psychology class, when I first learned about synapses.  “Aha” I exclaimed silently, away from the earshot of my fellow students.  491 more words


How to Use Your Brain’s ‘Delete’ Button

Your brain is a constant gardener. Like the master learner it is, it picks which neural pathways to let blossom, and which to prune back, allowing more pertinent information to remain in the fore. 482 more words


Interview with Neuroplasticity Expert Prof. Michael Merzenich

“Dr. Merzenich is the brain behind BrainHQ and the author of Soft-Wired: How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Can Change Your Life. For nearly five decades, he has been a leading pioneer in brain plasticity research. 1,438 more words


Synaptic vesicles - molecular mechanisms



Synapsins are neuronal phosphoproteins showing elvolutionary conservation from invertebrates to vertebrates. They are involved in synaptic vesicle (SV) releas by through transient binding to their phospholipid membranes and tethering to cytoskeleton. 440 more words

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I think, or do I?
Ask this: is a storm alive?
The same process lights our eyes.
chemicals ionize our cloudmind heartskies
electrons flow down from highs… 258 more words

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MOST CITED ARTICLES – Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Rapid-Acting Antidepressants Ketamine and Scopolamine.

JOURNAL:  Current Neuropharmacology

AUTHOR(S): Eric S. Wohleb, Danielle Gerhard, Alex Thomas, Ronald S. Duman.

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Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a prevalent neuropsychiatric disease that causes profound social and economic burdens. 226 more words

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