Alzheimer’s Disease and Neuropsychological Evidence


Image Source: bristol.ac.uk English Version (For Greek, please scroll down) In the nervous system, a synapse is a small gab separating neurons – a structure that permits a neuron (or nerve cell) to pass an electrical or chemical signal to another neuron. An electrical impulse triggers one neuron to release chemical messengers – the neurotransmitters, enabling the flow of information …

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Brain and Music Processing


Music enjoyment and pleasure together with other psychophysiological measures of emotional arousal are causally related to the frontostriatal neural pathway. This pathway connects the frontal lobe regions with the basal ganglia (striatum) and facilitates motor, cognitive, affective and behavioral functions within the brain. When we are listening to music, the input information travels up from …