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Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S. And, the rate is increasing.
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Around the world, women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with depression.
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Whether it’s the hum of an always-on TV or the window-rattling noise of airplanes overhead, the din of modern life poses a threat to mental and physical health.
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Ping Ho, founder and director of UCLArts and Healing, describes how art education is a matter of public health.
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This video was made by teachers for teachers who want to create a lesson plan about brain injury.
  • Teaching Channel
  • 10 min
The disastrous earthquake in Kathmandu has killed hundreds of people and brought grievous tragedy to thousands. Even among the survivors, the earthquake will leave its mark in the form of altered brain structure.
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Can imaging tell us if scary labels on cigarette packages prompt smokers to quit? Researchers look for signs that might track how persuasive psychological and social interventions will be.
  • The Dana Foundation
Three neuroscientists discuss how addiction is a disease of the brain, as well as prospects for improved pharmacological treatments.
  • The Kavli Foundation
As the government shutdown nears the two week mark, it’s worth examining the effect of this latest political showdown on American science, and what this says about our collective values.
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