Marilyn Fenichel

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Marilyn Fenichel served as the managing editor of the seventh edition of Brain Facts. She is a seasoned writer and editor and has worked for many organizations, including the National Science Foundation, the National Academies, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Articles by Marilyn Fenichel

Studying dopamine transporters has helped solve the mystery of why stimulants have a calming effect on people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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The growing prevalence and cost of ADHD calls for research to better understand the disorder.
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Social neuroscience is helping shed light on the powerful link between biology and behavior.
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Understanding the drivers behind individual and group decision-making may lead to insights into the economy.
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Even after the trials of chemotherapy, the brain can show lasting scars from treatment. People report short-term memory loss, difficulty retrieving information, and problems with attention.
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