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What is brain freeze?

What is brain freeze?

Brain Freeze, too: Brain freeze from ingesting ice cold foods is common & multifactorial, as are headaches. Such pain can originate from the skin, fat, muscle, blood vessels or within the cranium from great venous sinuses, their tributaries, the dura and its arteries, the falx cerebri, & the large arteries at the base of the brain (all of which have pain fibers). Also, migraines can trigger from alcohol and foods. ...Read more

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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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How large is the brain?

How large is the brain?

Brain size: Average adult brain volume in men is 1,260 cubic centimeters, & in women 1,130 . ...Read more

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What is a brain freeze?

What is a brain freeze?

Slang expression: Many migraine sufferers, who eat or drink cold foods or liquids may experience a brief burning achey sensation when these items are ingested. This correlates with motion sickness, migraine headaches, and family genetics. ...Read more

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How does the brain work?

How does the brain work?

No problem: If you want to find out how the brain works, you can start with one of the standard references: Principles of Neural Science, by Kandel and Schwartz. I have the fifth edition. It's 1709 pages long. It covers the basics. It's an introduction. If you really want to get into the subject, there are more and bigger books you can read. ...Read more

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Is tv bad for your brain?

Is tv bad for your brain?

Maybe??: Tv does not cause brain damage, but far easier to sit comfortably and vegetate, and may be relaxing after stressful day. But many folks have stopped reading and learning, and even become more reclusive due to habitual tv watching. With the variety of cable activities, not hard to get into pattern. However, some evidence that chronic tv does lead to deconditioning, and weight gain. ...Read more

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How to exercise our brain?

How to exercise our brain?

Mental and physical: While i agree with the previous answer, it has also been shown that physical activity can help maintain cognitive function. "dozens of studies now show that aerobic exercise can increase the size of critical brain structures and improve cognition in children and older adults. " for more info - http://drmarkgalland.Com/physical-activity-really-does-enhance-cognition/. ...Read more

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This is your brain on music?

Play a few bars....: I don't think i know that song? Can you play a few bars of it for me? ...Read more

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How to understand the brain?

How to understand the brain?

It's complicated: The brain is a complex organ. Neuroscience, neurology, and engineering attempt to understand the anatomy and function of the brain from the genetic level all the way up to the organ level. Philosophy, psychiatry, and the humanities attempt to understand consciousness and the mind. ...Read more

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Why do brain freezes happen?

Why do brain freezes happen?

Brain freeze: Consuming ice cold drinks or ice cream causes stimulation of roof of mouth (Palate) which causes rapid changes in small vessels in the sinuses which sends signals to the brain thru the Trigeminal nerve, causing referred pain (headache). ...Read more

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What are the top brain foods?

What are the top brain foods?

Nutrition: The top brain foods in no particular order are: blueberries, salmon, flax seeds, coffee/green tea, mixed nuts, avocados, eggs, whole grains, chocolate and broccoli/spinach, and calcium rich foods such as yogurt. ...Read more