Biology

Let us break down some of the common misconceptions about the brain! And share some of the new insights gathered from around the world to provide the latest relevant understandings of how we can get the best from ourselves.

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The Human Body and the Human Brain – United Not Divided

The Human Body and the Human Brain – United Not Divided

The human brain is the main organ of the body tasked with controlling and regulating our thoughts, feelings and actions throughout the day. But it doesn’t operate in isolation. Its connections throughout the body mean that it makes more sense to think of your body and...

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Respect Your Circadian Rhythms

Respect Your Circadian Rhythms

Our circadian rhythm controls our cycle of sleeping and waking.  This month the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine was announced. The winners were a trio of scientists who first discovered the molecular mechanisms underlying our circadian rhythms. These...

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Serotonin.  The Multifaceted Chemical.

Serotonin. The Multifaceted Chemical.

Serotonin. It is one of your brain’s important neurotransmitters. One you have probably heard of before. It is most commonly talked about in the context of mood disorders such as depression where drugs like Prozac act as “selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors”. But...

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