"GABA is like a brake pedal, keeping the brain's speed in check when the accelerator is stuck in the pedal-to-the-metal mode."
"In our fireworks factory, GABA is like a high level of humidity: the firecrackers become "damped down," less likely to ignite and explode. Scientists have found ..."
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.