Articles about: neurons

cząsteczka noopeptu
cząsteczka noopeptu

Noopept and its effects on the brain

Neurobiology, 25-10-2020

Noopept is a substance sold as a nootropic drug, i.e. it improves the functioning of the central nervous system. We won’t find it in any pharmacy, but it is sold in some online stores. It is often purchased to improve cognitive functioning, including improving memory and concentration. What does science say about its effectiveness and […]

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ilustracja neuronu
ilustracja neuronu

What you will not learn about the nervous system at school

Neurobiology, 26-09-2015

The article presents facts about the functioning of the nervous system, according to the latest research, but not necessarily consistent with the information from textbooks. Only neurons generate the action potential – False According to the textbook knowledge, neurons’ function is to transmit information in the form of electrical stimuli (action potential), and function of […]

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neuron
neuron

The role of white matter in learning and mental illnesses

Neurobiology, 14-07-2015

The nervous system consists of gray matter and white matter. Grey matter is found mainly in the cortex, and is composed of the cell bodies of neurons (“gray cells”). White matter is nerve cell bodies projections (axons), which transmit information from the cell bodies to synapses connecting the neurons to each other. The majority of axons are […]

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