Bases neurocientíficas de la función masticatoria y su efecto sobre el estrés y las funciones cognitivas

Translated title of the contribution: Neuroscientific basis of the masticatory function and its effects on stress and cognitive functions

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Abstract

The subtle neuroscientific mechanisms related to chewing evinces its functionality as astimulator of different areas in the neocortex. This paper is a thorough review of the neuroscientific evidence related to the functionality of chewing and its impact on other and more complex processes, with the aim of presenting chewing as a physiological mechanism to counteract stress and ease important cognitive functions. Thus, becoming more visible as a marginal activity to pay attention, especially, within people prone to develop a decline on learning and memory functions.

Translated title of the contributionNeuroscientific basis of the masticatory function and its effects on stress and cognitive functions
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)9-17
Number of pages9
JournalRevista Chilena de Neuro-Psiquiatria
Volume55
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2017
Externally publishedYes

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