We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'. For years she had tried
pharmaceutical-journal.com - Clinical PharmacistBy Dawn ConnellyDawn ConnellyCorresponding AuthorDawn Connelly is an award-winnin features editor at the Pharmaceutical Journal. She has worked in both hospital and community pharmacy and has over 10 years of experience in pharmacy journalism. In 2015, Dawn took the Data Journalism prize for an impressive info-graphic charting The Ebola virus outbreak.
When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain. That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering