Brain Matters

Professional hockey player Wade Belak
Wade Belak
September 08, 2011
The recent suicide of professional hockey player Wade Belak is the latest in a string of sports tragedies—his death follows those of New York Rangers forward...
Michael Posner, Ph.D.
Michael Posner, Ph.D.
September 07, 2011
New research suggests the brain fatigues, causing the body to “believe” it is tired, when in reality it’s the brain itself in need of rest. Says Scientific...
Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
September 02, 2011
While most studies focus on maternal effects on offspring, this new study with animal models suggests a father's life exposure to stress can increase an unborn...
Scientific Council Member, John  H.  Krystal, MD
John H. Krystal, MD.
August 31, 2011
A new paper published in Biological Psychiatry suggests that depressed patients who ruminate and activate the brain's frontal lobes are more likely to relapse...
Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD
Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD
August 25, 2011
NARSAD Independent Investigator Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD and colleagues have discovered that various forms of exercise worked as effectively as adding a second...

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