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Social Isolation Disrupts Brain's 'White Matter' Formation – Key to Brain 'Plasticity', MS and Mood Disorders

There are three general types of brain tissue: gray matter (the dendrite component of neurons), white matter (the myelin-coated, axon component of neurons) and glial matter (crucial cells that “support”, protect and nourish these neurons). The experience of interacting with our environment can trigger changes in brain cells that impact what is known as brain […]

November 11th