Brain Matters

Laura Flashman, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior research expert on traumatic brain injury
Laura Flashman, Ph.D.
January 24, 2017
Patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) showed improvement in attention, memory, and executive functioning when treated with a combination of metacognitive...
Kristen Brennand, Ph.D. - brain & behavior expert on schizophrenia research
Kristen Brennand, Ph.D.
January 23, 2017
New research suggests that cognitive and behavioral symptoms of schizophrenia may stem at least in part from elevated levels of an enzyme called STEP, which is...
Kathleen R. Merikangas, Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on bipolar disorder
Kathleen R. Merikangas, Ph.D.
January 20, 2017
The prevalence of excess weight and obesity is similar among adolescents with and without bipolar disorder, according to a new analysis of nationally collected...
Zakharenko, M.D., Ph.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Schizophrenia
Zakharenko, M.D., Ph.D.
January 19, 2017
In a schizophrenia-related disorder known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS), altered activity along a single molecular pathway can lead to disruptions in...
Helen Lavretsky, M.D. - Brain & Behavior Research Expert on Alzheimer's
Helen Lavretsky, M.D.
January 12, 2017
In a study comparing the effects of memory training and yoga meditation in older adults, researchers found that a 12-week program of memory training could...

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