(Exploring Your Mind) Your gut is the home of a vast ecosystem that’s made up of more than bacteria. There are also hundreds of millions of neurons carrying out essential functions and establishing direct connections with the brain.
(Exploring Your Mind) The ventricular system is in charge of maintaining, protecting, and structuring your brain. It also contains the cerebrospinal fluid, quite essential for your body’s preservation.
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(Joe Martino) For the first time, researchers have been able to construct a gene network that can be controlled by thoughts. Martin Fussenegger, a professor at ETH Zurich led the research project that shows the powerful potential of thought. While we can’t answer the question for certain quite yet that we could control our genes and DNA with thought, discovery seems to be moving in that direction.
(Exploring Your Mind) Eye contact is very powerful. In fact, a study demonstrates exactly what happens in your brain when you set eyes on someone for the very first time. In other words, it examined the connection between eye contact and your brain.
(Neuroscience News) The membranes surrounding our brains are in a never-ending battle against deadly infections, as germs constantly try to elude watchful immune cells and sneak past a special protective barrier called the meninges. In a study involving mice and human autopsy tissue, researchers at the National Institutes of Health and Cambridge University have shown that some of these immune cells are trained to fight these infections by first spending time in the gut.
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