Brain Health

John J. Miller, M.D.

Diplomate of the American Board

of Psychiatry and Neurology

 

The Human Brain

 

100 billion neurons

(nerve cells)

10,000 synapses/neuron
 

1,000 trillion synapses

(connections)
This URL will bring you to an excellent overview of "Brain Healthy" foods: http://www.medscape.com/ features/slideshow/brain-food

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Mission Statement:  Education of psychiatrists, physicians, psychiatric clinical nurse specialists, psychologists, therapists, health care providers, and the lay public about appropriate recognition, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.

Check out this video showing :
See-Through Brains

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If you liked this video, I recommend the book:
Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
By: Sebastian Seung  (Professor of Computational Neuroscience and Physics at MIT)
2012; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Press - Boston - NY
www.connectomethebook.com

Current articles of interest

Lecture (PowerPoint) Handout