Written by Brett J. Weiss September 26, 2021 Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay Baylor scientists show a brain region producing memory-based depictions of the environment miscommunicate with a visual region in hallucinating LSD-injected rats. Highlights A brain region that encodes and retrieves memories called the hippocampus shows weak and disorganized communication with a visual …
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Image by John Hain from Pixabay Written by Brett Weiss December 2019 Biology reveals that humans are animals– Old World primates, also referred to as apes (Sapolsky, 2018). Humans have innate needs and desires to belong to groups, and with these needs comes potential for differences and conflict between groups. Countless examples throughout human history …
Research gives credulity to the statement “love is blind.”
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‘Clock’ gene transcription and translation are involved in maintaining the circadian rhythm. Genetic aberrations of these genes associate with many mood disorders.