Latest Limbic system Stories
What woman has not wanted to gobble up a baby placed in her arms, even if the baby is not hers?
Researchers at the Stanford University have shown that oxytocin, the so-called “love hormone,” is involved in a wider range of social interactions than previously understood, findings that may have implications for neurological disorders such as autism.
Statewide anti-hunger and food security organizations, health and senior wellness advocates, convene with goal of improving access to and awareness of nutrition services, resources for older adults.
In research that could change the way we protect ourselves from mosquitoes, scientists have discovered the disease-carrying insects are able to smell major human host odorants better during the nighttime hours.
A new study indicates the reason why so many continue to use Facebook may be in part because clicking “like” triggers similar responses as those generated by sex and food in the brain’s pleasure center.
Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.