Tick-tock, tick-tock… What’s the time in your body?

The impact of chronodisruption Biological rhythms represent a key means to ensure physiological order and avoid pathological disorders. [1] Nowadays, our society is increasingly leading a 24/7 lifestyle. People tend to spend more and more time indoors, rarely exposed to solar light and other environmental stimulations. In addition, irregular sleeping behaviors, intense shift-works, misalignment of social … Continue reading Tick-tock, tick-tock… What’s the time in your body?

Neuroplasticity – A brain with(out) boundaries

The human brain is able to modify itself. For years, it has been believed that the brain was unalterable. Or, rather, that after a critical developmental period in childhood, the adult brain was a static and unchangeable organ. Although it is true that our brain circuits have greater plasticity at an early age and that this … Continue reading Neuroplasticity – A brain with(out) boundaries