PSYCHOLOGY

Mindfulness and Neuroimaging

Apr 20, 2017 by in PSYCHOLOGY Comments Off on Mindfulness and Neuroimaging

Fig. 27.1 (a) Total volume of the brain by morphometry comparing patients and normal controls of the same age and sex. (b) Volume measurements in parietal lobe comparing patients and…

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The Ying and Yang of Pain: Protective Versus Damaging

Apr 20, 2017 by in PSYCHOLOGY Comments Off on The Ying and Yang of Pain: Protective Versus Damaging

Fig. 20.1 Diagrammatic representation of a classic pain pathway. In this simplified representation only the commonest of noxious stimuli have been included (chemically-triggered irritation, burning and mechanical damage) Remarkably, the…

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Circadian Synchronization of Cognitive Functions

Apr 20, 2017 by in PSYCHOLOGY Comments Off on Circadian Synchronization of Cognitive Functions

Environmental cues Entrainment pathways Pacemarker or master clock Output pathways Effectors Circadian rhythms Light/dark cycle Social and physical activities Feeding RHT (glutamate, PACAP) Pineal gland-SCN (melatonin) Intergeniculate leaflet-SCN (neuropeptide Y)…

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