Uniformity with Versatility

The vertebrate nervous system is accurately and reproducibly assembled. In animals of like genus and species it appears almost identical, although this is not absolute when genetic histories differ. Minor variations in the size of components and arrangements of cells are seen between species, striking ones between classes, orders, and families. Yet basic regions and properties, cells and circuits, and overall organization are sufficiently alike to permit instant recognition of the basic brain plan and insights as to what these parts and cells contribute to function. Humans show huge increases in brain size and regional elaboration, numbers of neurons and prominence of certain connections, variations in cerebral sulcation, hemispheric asymmetry, and long projections.

Anxiety and Depression 101

Anxiety and Depression 101

Everything you ever wanted to know about. We have been discussing depression and anxiety and how different information that is out on the market only seems to target one particular cure for these two common conditions that seem to walk hand in hand.

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