Synapse

nerve cell synapse

Nerve cells communicate with each other when the synaptic end bulb on the axon of one cell makes contact with a dendrite or cell body …

Spinal Nerve

spinal nerve exits lumbar vertebrae

The spinal cord is made up of neuronal cell bodies and axons. The cell bodies are located in the horns (grey matter) and ganglia, and …

Shaken Baby

shaken baby injury

SBS, or shaken baby syndrome is the injury resulting from the violent shaking of an infant or child causing a rotating and whiplash …

Limbic System

sagittal section of brain shows limbic system

The limbic system, sometimes called “the emotional brain”, controls many of the complex emotional behaviors we think of as instinct.