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Our brain produces thousands of neurons

27/03/19

For a small fold of tissue, the hippocampus has an outsized influence. It stores and retrieves human memories, capturing the life history that makes us who we are. It is also one of the brain areas most affected by Alzheimer’s disease, which robs people of those memories.

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Music and Empathy in the Brain

24/12/18

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When Storing Memories, Brain Prioritizes Those Experiences That Are Most Rewarding

28/11/18

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“Es difícil recuperar las neuronas de la memoria; es mejor evitar que mueran”

04/10/18

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“Mirror neurons help us learn by imitating”

05/04/18

Erwin Neher, neuroscientific, Nobel Prize in Physiology, talks about the abilities and aptitudes of our brain in this interview in La Vanguardia.

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7 Myths About the Aging Brain

30/01/18

When it comes to what happens to the brain as it ages, don’t believe everything you hear. There are many myths about the ability of older people to keep their memory and concentration in tip-top shape.

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“We need to disconnect from technology to be introspective and think”

26/01/18

Neuroscientist Mara Dierssen warns of the possible consequences of technology on memory and critical thinking.

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The cells of empathy

25/01/18

Yawning at work when someone in front of you does, mourn the pain of the protagonist of a movie, laughing with the laughter of friends without knowing the joke. These actions of imitation, which seem to come out spontaneously, are the visualization of the function of the mirror neurons.

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