May 10, 2011
micrograph of the cerebellum

micrograph of the cerebellum

May 9, 2011
purkinje cell

purkinje cell

May 4, 2011
Thin section of diseased cat brain (250x)

Thin section of diseased cat brain (250x)

5:28pm
  
Filed under: science animals biology cat brain cells 
May 1, 2011
Autistic individuals tend to use different areas of the brain (yellow) for a movement task compared to a control group (blue).

Autistic individuals tend to use different areas of the brain (yellow) for a movement task compared to a control group (blue).

6:33am
  
Filed under: science biology human body brain autism 
April 30, 2011
Here is a picture of an MRI of my head. Its part of a body of work documenting my experiences as a medical study lab rat.
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(submitted by joshdee)

Here is a picture of an MRI of my head. Its part of a body of work documenting my experiences as a medical study lab rat.

www.JoshDickinsonPhoto.com

(submitted by joshdee)

April 24, 2011
differences in the brain’s serotonin system in females and males.
females and males differ in terms of the number of binding sites for serotonin in certain parts of the brain. this may account for the higher occurrence of depression and anxiety in females.  

differences in the brain’s serotonin system in females and males.

females and males differ in terms of the number of binding sites for serotonin in certain parts of the brain. this may account for the higher occurrence of depression and anxiety in females.  

(Source: images.sciencedaily.com)

April 15, 2011

April 11, 2011
brain tissue of a cow with mad cow disease

brain tissue of a cow with mad cow disease

April 7, 2011
optic nerve

optic nerve

February 28, 2011
geneticist:

Dopamine under a microscope. Photo by Spike WalkerDopamine: The chemical released when we do rewarding things, such as eat or have sex.

geneticist:

Dopamine under a microscope. Photo by Spike Walker
Dopamine: The chemical released when we do rewarding things, such as eat or have sex.

February 27, 2011
geneticist:

MRI Scans, photo by Don Farrall (Source)

geneticist:

MRI Scans, photo by Don Farrall (Source)