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Some Types of Stress Could Be Good for Brain Functioning

Low to moderate stress can help build resilience and may reduce the risk of developing more serious mental health disorders including depression and anti-social behavior, a new study reports.

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52. Autonomic Nervous System Recovery (with Natasha Wilch)

After a concussion or brain injury, the function of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) can be commonly disrupted. This can cause a dysregulation between the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system – leading to increased symptoms. This week, Natasha Wilch is back to explain the ins and outs of the ANS as it relates to brain […]

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When Unconscious, the Brain Is Anything but ‘Silent’

Some neurons in the cerebral cortex show higher spontaneous activity during general anesthesia than when awake, and this activity is synchronized across the cortical cells.

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