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A Close Look at the Enteric Nervous System, Considered the Human Body’s ‘Second Brain’

AsapSCIENCE took a close look at the enteric nervous system (ENS), which they call the human body’s “second brain.” The ENS has considerable control over the body, even without any communication from the brain. Related Laughing Squid PostsAsapSCIENCE Deconstructs a Series of Myths About the BrainSciShow Explains Why Humans Yawn‘Small Circuits’, An Animated Short Explaining […]
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