Apr 3, 2011

Explaining the Brain


“So when you touch the fire and your arm snaps back, what is actually happening is a series of messages are being transmitted from sensory neurons to the central nervous system, and then back again through the motor neurons- and all this happens faster than your brain can process the fact that it is happening. In simple terms, you’re nerves go ‘OH, Shit!’ and then a bit later your brain catches up and thinks ‘Hmm, yes. I agree.’”

Cup of tea count: approaching Medical Degree proportions

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