Neurobites: The 8th Sense

What is the sense that provides information about internal sensations? a) The Vestibular Sense b) Sense of Proprioception c) Interoception! d) Neuroception Interoception is the sensory system [...]


Neurobites: A Smile

What: Has a positive effect on happiness and physical health? Releases dopamine and serotonin and reduces cortisol? Is a nonverbal form of expression?   A Smile. “A smile costs nothing and [...]


Halloween: Your Amygdala and Fear

Happy Halloween! We know that your amygdala is involved in detecting and responding to risk. As is often the case in neuroscience, researchers have learned a lot about the function of the [...]