Brain Matters

Bo Cao, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on bipolar disorder
Bo Cao, Ph.D.
February 28, 2017
In people with schizophrenia, the hippocampus, a part of the brain involved in memory and emotion, tends to shrink. Scientists have wondered whether this is...
Deborah S. Hasin, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on addiction
Deborah S. Hasin, Ph.D.
February 23, 2017
As marijuana use among U.S. adults doubled between 2011 and 2013 and 22 states legalized the drug for medical or recreational use, pregnant women are very much...
Britta Hahn, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior mental health expert on schizophrenia research
Britta Hahn, Ph.D.
February 22, 2017
People with schizophrenia show poor performance in a range of cognitive functions, and previous brain imaging studies have identified various abnormalities...
Hilary P. Blumberg, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Bipolar Disorder
Hilary P. Blumberg, M.D.
February 21, 2017
A new study of adolescents and young adults with bipolar disorder has found structural and functional differences in the brains of those with the disorder who...
Jimmy Choi, Psy.D. - Brain & behavior mental health expert on schizophrenia research
Jimmy Choi, Psy.D.
February 15, 2017
Problems with mental processing speed are common among people at high risk for psychosis, and are thought to be related to broader deficits in social...

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