Why do OCD Brains Have Less Limbic Activation yet Involve Fear?

Well that doesn’t tell you of life. I get stuck, there’s so many paths to follow that backtracking takes days and then I find new trees to explore. If only those trees could talk. I think OCD is where the brain rebounds off the amygdala because it doesn’t activate the limbic system in order to complete its reactions.We’ve been a bit through this before. People … Continue reading Why do OCD Brains Have Less Limbic Activation yet Involve Fear?

Tea and Twinkies

Her laugh shatters glass and breaks the window to her soul The yesterday. Flittering flutes could take the melody of the background noise. In silence thoughts would dance to its tune. Yet maybe it is the song I listen to now that fills the brain waves of memory’s past.http://8tracks.com/igniparous/when-the-sea-fills-your-lungsEach day or night or both there is an awareness thought. A thought that so provokes my mind … Continue reading Tea and Twinkies

Neuroscience Hypothesis of Why You Can’t Sleep: Neurogenesis vs Memory

Mindbursting Night I was blissing out in bursts of thought until 2 in the morning last night. For the average human that’s probably not a startle, but I’m one of those human animals that has a sleep cycle that I’ve stuck to most of my life. Lately, as age takes this body, it’s gotten to where I like to be asleep by eleven and wake up … Continue reading Neuroscience Hypothesis of Why You Can’t Sleep: Neurogenesis vs Memory

Energy Drink Epilepsy and my fantasy smells

I’m watching a youtube video of my favorite professor. She promised we wouldn’t have lecture in the classroom on Friday, but then technology malfunctioned on Wednesday so we needed a makeup class with non BPA brushes and toxin free lip liner. Because she’s an epic blofelling (a word just to describe her) a moving her has been uploaded to the YouTube just for us. If … Continue reading Energy Drink Epilepsy and my fantasy smells

Another Self Experiment for You: Studying on Drugs

Caffeine is a stimulating bubbly stimulant that seems to make people irate. It also makes you jumpy and yet oddly stubborn. When tired we seem slower, we connect slower, pathways just seem to droop off. Yet on caffeine people jump into connections. They remember their keys and the last time they jumped out of a canoe or slapped a hoe. Just examples in my not … Continue reading Another Self Experiment for You: Studying on Drugs

The Literal Pain of Learning: Can we Feel new Connections Forming?

I was talking to my neuroscience psychology professor today about realization I felt last night. You know how it can hurt to learn something? ¬†Such as when you take a math class and learn a whole new concept and it feels like your brain hurts? Well what if connections are like muscles?¬† We break and regrow them, and feel a sense of pain. I’m sure … Continue reading The Literal Pain of Learning: Can we Feel new Connections Forming?