Day 366, Powerful Functions of the Prefrontal Cortex

Day 366, Powerful Functions of the Prefrontal Cortex   “Overview of Prefrontal Functions:  The Temporal Organization of Action”   Joaquín Fuster, The Prefrontal Cortex, Fourth Edition, page 333.   Wednesday Afternoon   My husband is home!   I drove over to pick him up at noon yesterday.  He seems to be relieved to be home. Read More …

Day 346, Beef Tenderloin, Breakfast, and the Bite of Lithium on the Body

Day 346, Beef Tenderloin, Breakfast, and the Bite of Lithium on the Body   Friday Morning   Lithium disrupts the functions of protein kinase C, causing many of its troubling side effects.  However, the over-activity of protein kinase C dismantles the function of the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain that most makes us Read More …

Day 341, Learning About the Prefrontal Cortex in the Brain

Day 341, Learning About the Prefrontal Cortex in the Brain   “Excessive protein kinase C activity has been shown dramatically to impair prefrontal function and suppress the firing of prefrontal neurons.” Joaquín Fuster, neuroscientist, Prefrontal Cortex, Fourth Edition, p. 102.   Saturday Morning   Preparing For My Day meditation: Glenn Harold’s “Mindfulness Meditation for Anxiety, Read More …