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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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The maturing adolescent brain is at a critical period for growth, but also susceptible to depression and anxiety-related disorders. Researchers are investigating why.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 18, 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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Around the world, one in 10 people will be impacted by a mental health issue in their lifetime. Learn about the latest research in mental health care.
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