There are a lot of things that happen in your body when you encounter a threat. Thousands of years ago, our ancestors had to contend with wild animals that wanted to eat them, threats from other people, and many other things that could kill them in the wild. Today, we still have the same response […]
What Are Mirror Neurons?
Neurons are fundamental cells of the nervous system and brain that receive sensory input from the world around us. One of the things that neurons help us do is to learn, and there is a specific type of neuron that helps us learn and empathize with others. Usher Khan is a medical assistant and registered […]
What is the Nervous System?
Have you ever accidentally touched something that was too hot and immediately pulled your hand away before you even had a chance to think about it? You can thank your nervous system for that! Every animals has one (with a few exceptions), and it is an incredibly important and complex part of the body that […]
What are neurons?
If you are looking to study neuroscience, psychology, or just want to know more about the human body, then it is important to know what neurons are and what they do. Usher Khan is a medical assistant, registered orthopedic tech, and science tutor. The pursuit of his B.S. in Neuroscience has helped to establish the […]
What is Neuroscience?
One of the biggest mysterious of science is the very thing that created the field in the first place – the human brain. Scientists have been trying to understand how perception, consciousness, memory, and behavior work for a long time, and there is still so much left to learn. The pursuit of his B.S. in […]