The Very Beginning Of The Book Essay
She spoke of the research she was actively engaged in, that of looking at brain tissue samples and seeing how the neurotransmitters interact. The sheer thought that even after death that such miniscule processes can be researched effectively makes me wonder at how people even thought of looking into in the first place. Nevertheless, this in-depth understanding and knowledge about how the brain functions meant that when she had her stroke, she had an uncanny knowledge of what exactly was happening.
In the second chapter, she talked about some of the basic structures of the brain. Brains are constantly changing from one moment to the next, with people training and retraining their neurons to do different and new things. Everyone is constantly…