Electrical and Chemical aspects of Brain messages

The process of messages in your brain is a bit more complex then just sending a text message. There are electrical charges and chemicals that help send messages along a neuron, which was explained in a previous post. Chemical communication: The process begins with a chemical called a neurotransmitter. The neurotransmitter attaches to the dendritesContinue reading “Electrical and Chemical aspects of Brain messages”

Neurons: Why is something so small so important?

Has someone ever told you that doing drugs kills brain cells and wondered what those brain cells are and why they are so important? Brain cells consist of Glial cells (supporting cells) and Neurons. Glial Cells provide structure and support for the neuron and assist with taking out the “trash” in the brain. They removeContinue reading “Neurons: Why is something so small so important?”