June 20, 2011
thisisyourbrainontumblr:

William Chen

thisisyourbrainontumblr:

William Chen

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June 1, 2011
"The human brain is estimated to have about a hundred billion nerve cells, two million miles of axons, and a million billion synapses, making it the most complex structure, natural or artificial, on earth."

— Tim Green, Stephen F. Heinemann and Jim F. Gusella (from a paper in Neuron, vol. 420, page 427, 1998)

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Filed under: brain science facts quote 
June 1, 2011
The Brain in Love

The Brain in Love

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May 30, 2011
Brain Injury

Brain Injury

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May 25, 2011
"A better understanding of the brain is certain to lead man to a richer comprehension both of himself, of his fellow man, and of society, and in fact of the whole world with its problems."

— John C. Eccles (from The Future of the Brain Sciences, edited by Samuel Bogoch, 1969)

May 25, 2011
Types of Headaches

Types of Headaches

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May 25, 2011

May 24, 2011
 Cortical neurons (brain cells) of an embryonic rat

 Cortical neurons (brain cells) of an embryonic rat

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May 24, 2011

May 23, 2011