How the reticular activating system can impact your day-to-day life

Brain image made of little cogwheels to represent our reticular activating system

What is the RAS? The reticular activating system, or RAS, is a network of interconnected brain regions that play an important role in arousal and attention. The RAS is responsible for filtering incoming information and determining which information is most important and should be sent to the conscious mind. This filtering process allows us to […]