Category: Neurosciences

Ray, A Strange Case Of Tourette

The most interesting thing about Ray is that he illustrates in a very special way the communication between the body and the mind. It is a case of Tourette that was masterfully described by neurologist Oliver Sacks, but it is surely not unique. The problem is that these neurological conditions are not always treated with

Neuroscience Research Techniques

Research techniques in neuroscience are very important, especially if we take into account what we expect in the coming years of this science. Until not long ago, when neuroimaging techniques were just a dream, checking the reality of some theories about the nervous system was complicated / impossible. In 1988, the Spanish physician Santiago Ramón

The Heart Also Has Neurons

Although many may not believe it, the heart also feels, thinks and decides. It contains about 40,000 neurons and a whole network of neurotransmitters with very specific functions that make it, to our admiration, a perfect extension of our brain. Anne Maquier, mathematician and founder of the Quebec Institute for the Development of the Person,

Psychophysiology: What Is It?

Psychophysiology is the branch of psychology related to the physiological bases of psychological processes. It is a discipline of psychobiology and the object of study is the human being. The goal of psychophysiology is the study of behavior and the processes that organize it. Specifically, it is the study of our somatic and physiological processes.

Neuropsychologist Functions

The neuropsychology is the area of psychology that studies the relationship between the brain, processes and behavior. Although a priori it may seem like a recent science, its objectives have for many years been the central focus of psychology. However, it has been with the development of neuroscience and neuroimaging methods that it has advanced