Andy’s Quick Hits (236): Healthy Brains Are Hotter Than You Think

When we get sick we get a fever and we all know what our body temperature should be: around 37°C. Too much above that and we have a fever, and too much below and we risk undercooling.

What is the optimal temperature of the brain? We might assume that it is going to be around body temperature — after all internal temperature is precisely what we measure…

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