"But do these chemicals reach the brain was the point of debate all the time. Endorphins - the word was coined by combining the words "endogenous" and "morphine" when scientists discovered several opiate like chemicals that move throughout the body to give the sensation of a 'high'. Endorphins are like neurotransmitters that act very similar to the morphine which elevates mood and relieve pain."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.