Addiction has been newly defined as a chronic brain disorder, as opposed to simply a behavioral problem. Studies over the past 20 years have shown how addiction takes over different parts of the brain, to explain what...
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Guy A. Rouleau, M.D., Ph.D., Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Distinguished Investigator and colleagues, have discovered the presence of genetic mutations in schizophrenia patients but not their parents.
Foundation Grantee Sohee Park, Ph.D., and colleagues at Vanderbilt University have discovered that impairments in a brain area involved in perception of social stimuli may be partly responsible for the difficulty...
Research conducted by Foundation Grantee Grigori Enikolopov, Ph.D., is the cover story of the May 6 issue of Cell Stem Cell. Dr. Enikolopov’s study offers an explanation for why our brains produce fewer and fewer neurons...
Alcohol and drugs of abuse such as cocaine and methamphetamines are well known to alter the normal workings of the human brain. For scientists like Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Grantee Paul A. Slesinger, Ph.D...