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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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Twenty years of research have established the connection between adverse childhood experiences and long-term health. Now researchers are looking for ways to measure the biology behind the correlation and try to reverse it.
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Childhood trauma physically alters the brain, with long-lasting consequences.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 28, 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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And other neuroscience news for the week of January 20-26, 2020.
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A growing body of research now shows that poverty changes the way children’s brains develop, shrinking parts of the brain essential for memory, planning, and decision-making.
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Shame and guilt feel awful, but they do serve a good purpose: to make you be a better human.
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Sleep deprivation puts the brain on high alert, unable to discern a well-natured grin from a threatening scowl.
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The prolonged stress a child experiences by being separated from their parents has lasting implications for their mental health and the generations after them.
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Experts in neuroscience and the law answer questions about solitary confinement and how it affects the brain.
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