Author Levi Gadye.

Levi Gadye

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Levi Gadye is the health and science writer for UCSF's School of Pharmacy. He earned his PhD in Neuroscience from UC Berkeley, studying how the nose regrows its sensory neurons.  He once led a sheep brain dissection inside San Quentin State Prison, capping off a college-level neuroscience course that he taught with the Prison University Project. His favorite place to be, no matter the season, is the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Articles by Levi Gadye

A century old test to identify children struggling in school evolved into assessments to determine intelligence. But should it have?
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Understanding how the anesthetic and club drug works ushered in a paradigm shift for depression and mental health.
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A mysterious onset of schizophrenia-like symptoms in patients turned out to be cases of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis — an autoimmune disorder where antibodies storm the brain.
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Jazz musician Pat Metheny and neuroscientist Charles Limb find a common note in the keys of improv.
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The 2019 Brain Prize winners Marie-Germaine Bousser and Elisabeth Tournier-Lasserve discuss the discovery of CADASIL, the most common inherited stroke disorder.
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Go back under the sea and explore even more animals that sense their world without a brain.
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Go under the sea and explore some of the animals that sense their world without a brain.
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Cognitive psychologist Sian Beilock, explains performance anxiety, choking under pressure, and what we can do to perform our best.
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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are more common than you might think, and can cause severe problems for those affected.
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Thomas G. Schulze answers your questions about bipolar disorder and treatments.
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Mohammad Milad answers your questions about anxiety and anxiety disorders.
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How neuroscientists are taking a look at neural circuits through technological innovations.
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