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Neurons are by themselves responsible for the experience of pain. The brain can adapt and manage chronic pain by:
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The human brain is not static, but is shape-shifting, upgrading, maintaining and housekeeping itself all the time.
The constant rewiring, adapting and upgrading is happening not just in our formative years, but through the course of our lifetime. This ...
One can boost or enhance neuroplasticity by:
Depression and anxiety can be regulated and reversed by certain exercises:
Apart from forming new pathways and connections, neuroplasticity can also:
Neuroplasticity has two broad types:
When the brain learns new things, it connects neuron cells and creates new pathways. Learning new facts may not be very useful, but if one learns a new language, skill or a musical instrument, the neuron magic starts to happen and the rewiring begins.
If we have a ...
Patients with severe brain damage are able to rapidly heal themselves, practically remodelling the brain a few days or weeks after the trauma.
What’s weird is that a brain injury is a great time to take advantage of the rapid reorganization, recovery and other significant changes that a br...
While neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to form fresh connections and to rewire itself, neurogenesis is the brain’s ability to grow new neurons.
Experiments in the 1960s discovered that traumatic events, stress and anxiety are detrimental to the ...
Psychiatric disorders, stress, anxiety and depression are by itself neuroplasticity, but in a negative, destruction-oriented way.
The damage caused to the brain by these mental disorders encourages unhealthy and dangerous pathways.
Breathing exercises, body awa...
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After watching a movie or reading a book spend sometime to think about what messages and ideas were conveyed and what are the key takeaways.
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Research shows that swimming regularly may have several health benefits.
Swimming can improve your memory, cognitive function, mood, and strengthen your immune system. It can also help to mend damage from stress and create new neural connections in the brain.
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Plasticity is the ability of the brain to change. Capacity of neurons and neural networks in the brain to change their connections and behaviour in response to new information, sensory stimulation, development, damage or dysfunction.
Of course, the brain is...
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