Do Humans use only 10 Percent of their Brain
By: Chong Yee Hang
Is it only about 10 percent of human brain? Why not 20 percent or 30 percent? Neuroscientists cannot tell precisely via their laboratory biological result, while psychologists look at the behavior. How can they measure, anyway? They can't see through the brain. That's why this...
Human kidney structures
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
The kidney is a bean shaped organ in the abdominal cavity. It is made of intricate webs of blood vessels and drainage canals for filtering wastes from the blood and maintaining the fluid and electrolyte balance of the body. Humans normally have two kidneys but...
Why we throw up
By: Jonte Rhodes
There are many varied reasons why we throw up, many of which every one of us will encounter at some point in our lives. Everything from extremes of pain or shock, to ingesting too much alcohol or toxic chemicals than or bodies can handle can...
The appendix: Is it a useless part of the human anatomy?
By: David Thill
Useless? The appendix?! Surely you jest.The appendix is widely renowned as the most volatile and unpredictable of the "organs" (a technical term used by doctors meaning "squishy thing inside you which may go off at any moment. Duck!"). This aura of dangerously erratic...
Understanding physiology
By: Eleanor Neal
Depending on your viewpoint, it is either surprising or not at all that human beings are included in the classification of the animal kingdom. According to this system, human beings fall into the kingdom animalia', phylum chordata', subphylum vertebrata', order primates', family hominidae', genus homo'...
By: Janet Grischy
Like a telephone, the ear translates sound waves into electrical impulses. What we perceive as sound starts out as vibration, which spreads in waves, usually though the air. To get to the brain the waves must be transformed into electrical impulses, and this happens in...
By: G E Barr
If anything proves the physical brain seperate from the "mind", it would indeed be the workings of the ear. Within the middle ear is an air filled cavity and three tiny bones which are called anvil, hammer and stirrup. The actual sound wave, itself, will...
Human Brain Human Mind Parts of the Brain do Humans only use 10 Percent of their Brain 10
By: Jack Roviere
The human brain is an incredible little machine we have. It is the primary part of our central nervous system along with the spinal cord, but it also has the power to send and receive messages to and from our peripheral nervous system which stretches...
By: J. Merrill
Sleep, everyone needs it and it takes up enough time to be considered a second job, but it is very important to our health and mind. It seems to be an evolutional chink in our armor of productivity but is still vital to our basic...
Insights into the brain's sense of perception
By: Ray Burke
The mind's eyes and ears:Can you hear it? Listen; listen very carefully. Say inwardly to yourself: That's amazing!' Did you hear it? Your own voice -inside your head. How can you hear that? What is the audiological mechanism and process that allows you to...

 

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