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Understanding the Brain

 

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Here is a set of pages on how the brain and nervous system works, in a sequence that may, if you wish, be read like a book.

The big picture

Here's some details on the bigger picture of the brain and other articles and notes.

Brain cells

Neurons are the major component of the brain and nervous systems.

Brain parts

Here are parts of the brain and their main constituents and purpose.

Brain chemistry

There are many chemicals and substances that affect the brain.

Brain dysfunction

The brain does not always work as is should, resulting in dysfunctional perceptions and behaviors that are not what most would call 'normal'.

See also

Evolution, Memory

 

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