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Mar
02

Why Do We Dream?

John Lennon famously said “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one" – and he was right. Whilst researchers are still debating what the function of dreaming actually is, the scientific community agree, almost unanimously, that we all dream. We also know that our dreams are most abundant during the REM […]

By Joanna | Wellness
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Feb
21

How well do you know your brain?

As you’re sat reading this, over a billion brain cells are ready to act on your every need and whim.  The average human brain weighs about 3 pounds, which is more than the weight of all of your skin put together.  Brains are made up of around 75% water and contain over 100,000 miles of […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Nov
15

Loading… The Human Conscience

It sounds like the plot of a science fiction movie; a maverick scientific genius finds a way to save his brain and is able to live forever. Recent advances in technology mean that the idea of “uploading” the parts of a human brain which determine our personality and contain our memories might not be quite […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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