Discoveries

Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
January 19, 2012
From The Quarterly, Winter 2012 Despite the halting progress, so far, in developing drugs to combat memory loss in old age, there is something profoundly...
Mary F. Brunette, M.D., Assoc. Prof., Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School
Mary F. Brunette, M.D.
January 19, 2012
From The Quarterly, Winter 2012 People with mental illness tend to smoke more than the general population. One reason that has been suggested is the self-...
Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
Eric R. Kandel, M.D.
January 19, 2012
From The Quarterly, Winter 2012 Imagine that you are standing on a busy city street corner and you gather together the first 100 passersby who are precisely 70...
Kate D. Fitzgerald, M.D., Assistant Prof., Psychiatry, University of Michigan
Kate D. Fitzgerald, M.D.
January 19, 2012
From The Quarterly, Winter 2012 Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the most severe of the anxiety disorders, is characterized by recurrent, intrusive...
Deborah E. Barnes, Ph.D., M.P.H., University of California, San Francisco
Deborah E. Barnes, Ph.D., M.P.H.
January 19, 2012
From The Quarterly, Winter 2012 Cognitive abilities tend to decline with age. Although there is considerable variability in degree from one person to another,...

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