SKULL SUGARED IV BY JIRI GELLER
Strongly inspired by pop culture, Finnish artist Jiri Geller - “While - not inaccurately - self-defining as “an outsider, a punk rocker”, Geller is also the rare Finnish artist who has both managed to stay close to Finnish aesthetic strengths and traditions and also detonate his own unique brand of post-national, mind-fucker nihilism.”
Anatomy Lesson: The Human Heart
“Believe it or not, a lot of your brain is made of fat (about 60%)! The neurons in the brain are coated with a protective, fatty coating called myelin that “shrinks” when you lose excessive amounts of weight. So it’s not surprising that brain scans of patients with anorexia nervosa or bulimia show brain atrophy, which is reversible if the woman gains weight.”
From the book “The New Feminine Brain” by Mona Lisa Schulz, M.D. Ph.D.
Foto from this article “Walnuts: the Ultimate Brain Food”
Development mouse embryo over time. I made this gif from this beautiful video.
The Ear's Volume Control ⇢
Imagine whenever you spoke you would hear yourself just as if you were yelling right into your own ear. Imagine if every time you chewed a piece of food you would hear the loud banging of your teeth, now imagine chewing a piece of gum with this over-sensitivity. This over-sensitivity to sounds…
Eye, Sclera, Root of the iris, Monkey (AB/VG stain)
What I’ve been up to lately: labeling cross-sections of the 10mm frog huhu. This photo is of the ectodermal derivatives in the region of the myelencephalon (region of the frog brain).
A section of a female nematode (Nippostrongylus brasiliensis) with its eggs.
Image by J. Claire Hoving, University Of Cape Town.
Well: How Exercise Benefits the Brain ⇢
New research suggests that surges in a brain protein after exercise may play a particular role in improving memory and recall.