Childhood Stress and Adult Fear, Anxiety and Depression – by Edward Ziff

    Inevitably in life, we encounter threats to our well-being, and indeed some threats may challenge our very survival. In order to survive, we must be prepared to cope with such threats and adversities. Fortunately, the brain can help us by mobilizing protective programs that recruit the help of… Continue lendo…

NEUROPLASTICIDADE E NEUROGÊNESE NA PRÁTICA DO YOGA-por Dênisson Maycon Borges da Silva, Fabiano Serafim dos Santos, Luyddy Pires

INTRODUÇÃO   O yoga vem crescendo em sua aplicabilidade em atividades que visam o bem-estar em grandes partes do mundo e, recentemente, também foi introduzido como terapia em saúde. [1] Trata-se de um sistema filosófico-prático que conta com metodologias para a unificação dos diferentes elementos do psiquismo humano. Em todas… Continue lendo…

Awaiting the New Neurobiology, by Edward Ziff

Evolutionary biology is undergoing a revolution, or in fact, its third revolution. Surprisingly, this revolution has profound implications for understanding the brain. The first evolutionary biology revolution came with the Charles Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection, which provided a mechanism for how traits could become more or less common in… Continue lendo…

“Alcohol Abuse, neurodevelopment and neuroplasticity in the adolescent”, by Dryeli Cássila Kindler, Fabiano Fugita, Heloisa Davanso e Larissa Leite Martins.

    INTRODUCTION Adolescent behavior that motivates youth to experiment with drugs of abuse can be directly related to the state of brain development. During adolescence, there is a restructuring in the production of endogenous opioids, which cause a hedonic effect. Changes in neurodevelopmental circuits within the prefrontal cortex and… Continue lendo…