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Cell Transplants Could be a Novel Treatment for Schizophrenia - Researchers discovered that transplanting stem cells into the hippocampus of rats restored functions that are abnormal in schizophrenia. This image shows the location of the hippocampus in the brain.

Cell Transplants Could be a Novel Treatment for Schizophrenia - Researchers discovered that transplanting stem cells into the hippocampus of rats restored functions that are abnormal in schizophrenia. This image shows the location of the hippocampus in the brain.

The cortex and its various lobes. Short-term memory activates regions in the frontal lobe (shown in blue).  The parietal lobe (yellow) holds tactile sensations and maps of the space around us; the occipital lobe (red) is a vision area. The temporal lobe (dark yellow) contains auditory areas and the hippocampus.

The cortex and its various lobes. Short-term memory activates regions in the frontal lobe (shown in blue). The parietal lobe (yellow) holds tactile sensations and maps of the space around us; the occipital lobe (red) is a vision area. The temporal lobe (dark yellow) contains auditory areas and the hippocampus.

Researchers Find Missing Link Between the Brain and Immune System - NeuroscienceNews.com - In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist. This shows the maps of the lymphatic system: old (left) and updated to reflect UVA's discovery. #science #neuroscience #brain

Researchers Find Missing Link Between the Brain and Immune System - NeuroscienceNews.com - In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist. This shows the maps of the lymphatic system: old (left) and updated to reflect UVA's discovery. #science #neuroscience #brain

Basal ganglia. I like this image because it shows all the different names for the different parts of the basal ganglia, something that's often confusing.

Basal ganglia. I like this image because it shows all the different names for the different parts of the basal ganglia, something that's often confusing.

Diagram of a neuron.  The average human brain has 100 billion neurons. A place to store ALL the bits of info.

Diagram of a neuron. The average human brain has 100 billion neurons. A place to store ALL the bits of info.

Entre as doenças que afetam o cérebro, o mal de Alzheimer é uma das mais cruéis. Ela se instala lentamente e mina a capacidade do indivíduo de se relacionar com o mundo exterior e consigo me…

Entre as doenças que afetam o cérebro, o mal de Alzheimer é uma das mais cruéis. Ela se instala lentamente e mina a capacidade do indivíduo de se relacionar com o mundo exterior e consigo me…

Negative childhood experiences can set our brains to constantly feel danger and fear says psychiatrist and traumatic stress expert Bessel van der Kolk. He

Negative childhood experiences can set our brains to constantly feel danger and fear says psychiatrist and traumatic stress expert Bessel van der Kolk. He

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