Brain Matters

Declan M. McLoughlin, Ph.D - Brain & behavior research expert on depression
Declan M. McLoughlin, Ph.D
April 01, 2016
When treating severe depression with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), using stronger electric charges on just one side of the brain is just as effective as...
David Feifel, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on adhd
David Feifel, M.D., Ph.D.
March 29, 2016
Several observational studies have suggested a possible link between children’s “screen time” in front of electronic media and the likelihood of developing...
Jayeeta Basu, Ph.D. - brain & behavior expert on ptsd
Jayeeta Basu, Ph.D.
March 28, 2016
Scientists have uncovered a new layer of regulation in the brain that helps to control activity in the hippocampus, the center of memory and learning. The...
John R. Kelsoe, M.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on bipolar disorder
John R. Kelsoe, M.D.
March 22, 2016
Lithium is a first-line treatment for bipolar disorder. But it only works well for about one-third of patients. The variation in response is partly due to...
Guy Rouleau, M.D., Ph.D - Brain & behavior research expert on schizophrenia
Guy Rouleau, M.D., Ph.D
March 21, 2016
Spontaneous (non-inherited) DNA mutations likely play a role in the development of childhood-onset schizophrenia (COS), according to new research. In a study...

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