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Around the world, women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with depression.
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Revisit our most popular content in 2020.
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When light hits our eyes, it does more than help us see.
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The phrase ‘starved for attention’ takes on real meaning for children experiencing the loneliness social distancing presents.
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Once thought to merely coordinate movement, this region of the brain is proving to exert greater influence on cognition, emotion, and other functions.
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Basic research in mice turned into a “Eureka!” moment in the lab of Jamie Maguire.
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The links between nerve cells, called synapses, allow us to learn and adapt, and hold clues to conditions such as autism, schizophrenia, and more.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of November 2, 2020.
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The strain of living in global quarantine is making a bed for sleepless nights.
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Childhood trauma physically alters the brain, with long-lasting consequences.
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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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Dopamine works as a crucial messenger in our brains, with imbalances causing a variety of brain disorders.
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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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