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Postby ms.scientist NOT! » Tue May 24, 2005 10:42 pm

How many brain cells do we lose each day?????????? :D
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Postby mith » Tue May 24, 2005 10:50 pm

Depends on whether you drink or not
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Postby MrMistery » Wed May 25, 2005 7:55 pm

That is true, it is estimated that for every gram of alcohol you drink you kill a newron. But it also depends on your activity, the amount of sleep, how stressed you are etc...
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Postby Waters2 » Thu May 26, 2005 11:52 am

Stress and amount of sleep??? Also can kill the neuron???Can u give me some examples because i want to know more about it??
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Postby James » Thu May 26, 2005 3:31 pm

What if we bang our head?
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Postby MrMistery » Thu May 26, 2005 6:10 pm

Sorry i do not know any examples because this is not exactly my favourite field. But here is a nice analogy: the brain cell is like a computer. If you keep it working all the time and never turn it off eventually it will break. But you can go to store and buy a new one. It is like that in the brain: new newrons are created continuosly, contrary to the belief of even some teachers that no newrons are created in a man's life-time
No, you can not kill newrons by banging your head... Only if you bang it really hard!
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