Reading time: 2 min The basal ganglia continually monitor what is going on in the cerebral cortex, which is the thinking part of the brain and where information is processed. The brain’s relay system (thalamus) is responsible for sending and receiving motor and sensory signals (apart from smell) to and from the cerebral cortex. Because
Reading time: 2 min 16 sec This post comes with a trigger warning. Ben sits on the edge of his daughter’s bed. He turns the page of her favourite book “The Three Little Pigs”. He reads mindlessly. It’s because his thoughts are on his groin. The thoughts disturb him, and he gives his daughter a
Reading time: 1 min 28 sec This post comes with a trigger warning. Abigail walks into the warm kitchen, thinking of ways she can avoid the sharper knives. But the blunter ones won’t do the job. Mark follows. He stands close behind her, his height above hers. His hot breath against her neck alerts her.