Category Archives: Seriously! The Brain!

WIP Wednesday: Saturday Edition

And, that is just the left side of the brain and it isn’t even all of the details! Seriously! The Brain! by

Posted in Grad School, Language, Seriously! The Brain! | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on WIP Wednesday: Saturday Edition

Seriously! The Brain!: Neurotransmitters

    As promised last week, this week we’re going to take a look at some of the neurotransmitters that neurons use to excite and inhibit their neighbors. We’re only going to look at the big ones, the ones that … Continue reading

Posted in Grad School, Seriously! The Brain! | Tagged , | Comments Off on Seriously! The Brain!: Neurotransmitters

Seriously! The Brain!: The internal anatomy of a neuron

So, I talked about neurons in the first two posts, one of them things like how long they are and how there are dendrites and axons. I talked about how long they could be. And, in the last post I … Continue reading

Posted in Seriously! The Brain! | Tagged , | Comments Off on Seriously! The Brain!: The internal anatomy of a neuron

Seriously! The Brain!: Message Received

As promised a month ago, today’s post is going to be about how a neuron sends and receives messages. When I sat through this lecture last semester, I was awed by this whole process. You want to talk about a … Continue reading

Posted in Grad School, Life is like that, Seriously! The Brain! | Tagged , | Comments Off on Seriously! The Brain!: Message Received

Seriously! The Brain! 1: The Neuron

There are two types of cells in the central nervous system neurons and neuroglia. Today I will be writing about the neuron, the most well known of the two types of neurons. I will start with the anatomy of a … Continue reading

Posted in Grad School, Seriously! The Brain! | Tagged , | Comments Off on Seriously! The Brain! 1: The Neuron