Mirror neurons – Responsible for empathy

Mirror neurons - Rafal Ohme

Mirror neurons – Responsible for empathy

– For our extraordinary abilities are responsible mirror neurons, the nerve cells scattered in different regions of the brain. They allow you to feel the emotions and intentions of others. Responsible for empathy.

says Prof.. Rafal Ohme, psychologist and specialist in neuroscience consumer.

Mirror neurons - Giacomo Rizzolatti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Without mirror neurons would not be possible, most human relationships. We could not understand each other

– adds Prof. Giacomo Rizzolatti of the University of Parma in the Italy. He got on the trail of mirror neurons by accident, when in the late 80’s led research on the effects of motor cortex in the brain. He wanted to know how the brain behaves monkeys family of macaques, when performing simple tasks.

Processing individual numbers

Processing individual numbers - Numbers

Processing individual numbers

Processing individual numbers – Until now it was thought, that human numeric capabilities are located in the area of frontal – parietal brain cortex. Probably so, but researchers from Imperial College of London found. That the processing of the various figures involved in the different hemispheres of the brain. The right part specializes in small numbers, and the left operates large numbers. Coordinator of the study, Dr. Qadeer Arshad showed that when we look at his watch. The right side of our brain processes the digits from 1 to 6, and the left side counts from 6 to 12. It is unusual but it really is.