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Men with ADHD are often diagnosed in their childhood, but for girls a diagnosis may not occur until well into adulthood.
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Strokes, confusion, and loss of smell have left neuroscientists worried about what the novel coronavirus means for the nervous system.
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The deadly Ebola virus could help battle the most lethal form of brain cancer: glioblastoma.
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Smelling salts can revive someone who fainted, and some athletes have been spotted taking a whiff during games. How does this centuries-old treatment work?
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 22, 2020.
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When the body’s temperature begins to rise, the brain’s health is on the line.
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L. Eugene Arnold is part of a five-year, NIH-funded study exploring brainwave-controlled videogames as a treatment for ADHD.
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For years, anecdotal reports suggested microdosing can improve mood and reduce depression and anxiety. Now, scientists are trying to figure out whether it’s all hype, a salve for our unhappiness, or something in between.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 1, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 25, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 18, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 11, 2020.
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The stress and uncertainty of a crisis can kick your fight-or-flight response into overdrive.
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