Neuroscience

Store and supply: How the brain saves time

Neurons in the brain store RNA molecules—DNA gene copies—in order to rapidly react to stimuli. This storage dramatically accelerates the production of proteins. This is one of the reasons why neurons in the brain can ...

Dec 21, 2016
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Speeding up comprehension with grasping actions

Hearing or seeing a word doesn't mean that it is immediately understood. The brain must first recognize the letters as such, put them together, and "look up" what the word means in its mental lexicon. In an experiment, cognitive ...

Dec 21, 2016
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