Among the benefits of running we can find that: it reduces stress, improves cardiovascular capacity, reduces the risk of suffering diseases, and so on. But like any addiction, runnorexia has negative consequences for health.
Memory has been the cognitive faculty that has been studied more exhaustively by all the professionals of neuroscience.
“The limbic system is one of the most interesting and important neuron’s networks when it comes to studying human behavior, since it is one of the parts of the brain with a more relevant role in the appearance of moods.”
“For centuries, the question of how different forms of life have been emerging has been a question that has fascinated humanity. Myths and legends have been created around this question, but more complete and systematic theories have also been developed.”
Being smart is good. It is something that everyone knows, since it supposes having a high level of intelligence helps us to deal effectively with the different events of life.
The intelligence that characterizes our species has allowed us to perform incredible feats and never before seen in the animal world: build civilizations, use language, create very broad social networks, be aware and even be able to read the mind.
“The way the human brain works may seem chaotic due to its complexity, but the truth is that everything that happens in it obeys a logic: the need for survival.”
“The genetic code is the key piece of life, which in the case of humans stores the information that allows the body to develop among the nearly 20,000 genes that make up the genome. All the cells of the same body have the same DNA.”
“Aging is an essential process in the life cycle. In general, aging affects the cells, and more specifically, their genetic content.”
The Hebb’s law, proposed by the neuropsychologist Donald Hebb, states that synaptic connections are strengthened when two or more neurons are activated contiguously in time and space.
Surely all of us have heard at some time in our lives that people are animals of habits. This expression hides an infinity of processes that our body performs to keep those customs up-to-date.
Today, a large majority of the population knows or has heard about the concept of REM phase or REM sleep. We know that it is part of our dream and that, at least, it presents some differences in regards to the rest of the dream, non-REM.