I am Mark Applegate. I am a Christian, a Husband, a three-fold Father and a Servant Leader to Seniors. My whole life I have been amazed by the brain. My blog will delve into the inner reaches of my gray matter from a host of angles. Some folds you may like. Parts will make you laugh. Perhaps whole hemispheres will make you cry. Welcome to the billion billion cells of my Brain. I hope you find something you like or need in this work. I know I will.
“When life gets you down, you know what you gotta do? Just keep swimming.” –Dory from Finding Nemo The complexity of the human brain defies adequate adjectives. Inside your head lies a roughly three-pound organ consisting of a 1000 trillion synapses which connect and share information with billions of brain cells. Complex? Yup. It must … Continue reading Keep Swimming
The human brain is made up of over 100 billion nerve cells with each brain cell connected to around 10,000 other cells, which equals around 1000 trillion connections in your brain. (Reference) As intricately-designed as this 3 pound blob of goo is, it is not “who I am”. The God of the Christian Scriptures created … Continue reading Welcome to My Brain