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A journey into the nervous system: brainwaves

Inside the brain, every moment, there is plenty of bioelectric activity. A lot of signals go from one neuron to another carrying precise information....

A journey into the Nervous System: the cortical neurons

Neurons are the structural core of our brain. Incredibly complex connections among them make all our thought, movement or emotion possible. Moreover, not all...

A journey into the Nervous System: the myelin sheath

Like all the other animals, humans must interact with the external world. The environment is, in a certain sense, the center of the human...

A Journey in the Nervous System: the speech

Humans are social animals. Being able to communicate efficiently is essential in everyone’s life. Not by chance, during the evolution, we developed an even...

A Journey into the Nervous System: the brain

The human brain is an incredibly complex organ: there are about 86 billion neurons and an uncountable number of other cells with an extremely...

A Journey into the Nervous System: the neurons

Understanding the human nervous system is one of the hardest challenges for humanity. Despite all of the energy we use, there are many unexplored...