Brain Matters

Amanda J. Law, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Amanda J. Law, Ph.D.
May 05, 2016
Researchers have developed a new model for studying schizophrenia by genetically engineering mice that produce high levels of a human protein, NRG1-IV, in the...
Jeffrey R. Bishop, Pharm.D., M.S. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Dr. Jeffrey R. Bishop
May 02, 2016
People's genes may determine how they respond to medications for psychosis. In a new study published February 23, 2016 in Translational Psychiatry, researchers...
Kenneth S. Kendler, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Kenneth S. Kendler, M.D.
April 29, 2016
Poor cognitive performance has long been considered a risk factor for schizophrenia. A new study refines this idea by showing that it is actually a person's...
Tracey Shors, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on depression
Tracey Shors, Ph.D.
April 25, 2016
For the first time, a research team has published results explaining how meditation combined with aerobic exercise may help in treating depression. Depression...
Danny G. Winder, Ph.D. - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Danny G. Winder, Ph.D.
April 22, 2016
The drug ketamine may be useful in reversing some of the depressive-like behavior seen in rodents after an extended period of alcohol abstinence, according a...

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