Female rats that experienced early life adversity developed abnormal connections between the amygdala and prefrontal cortex in response to neglect.
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Whether you’ve been told ‘no thank you’ for a job opportunity, become estranged from a partner or friend, or even been unfollowed on a social media or dating site, your brain has to process being rejected. And neuroscience suggests that it literally hurts.
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Cells nestled in the outermost layers of the human brain generate a special kind of electrical signal that might grant them an extra boost of computing power, new research suggests.
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sciencealert.com: Scientists have finally discovered proof that our brains have a waste drainage system
Running through your body is a network of channels and junctions called the lymphatic system, which siphons off waste and fluids like a biological sewer. It was long thought the brain was excluded from this web of anatomical plumbing. Researchers have now confirmed the presence of lymphatic vessels in human brains.
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