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2010-04-27 14:11:14

New study links psychopathy to frontal lobe dysfunction.

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2010-04-26 15:41:40

Brain scans show persistent motivation regardless of payoff.

2010-04-02 11:39:20

A new study of brain activity in depressed and anxious people indicates that some of the ill effects of depression are modified – for better or for worse – by anxiety.

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2010-03-31 14:49:51

The strongest known recurrent genetic cause of schizophrenia impairs communications between the brain's decision-making and memory hubs, resulting in working memory deficits, according to a study in mice.

2010-03-11 20:07:30

The study, published online by the journal Biological Psychiatry, is the first study done with monkeys that examines the effects of flu during pregnancy.

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2010-03-11 12:24:54

New research from Vanderbilt University reveals for the first time how our brains coordinate two types of attention and why we may be temporarily blinded by surprises.

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2010-02-26 09:48:29

Brain differences caused by known schizophrenia gene may explain late development of classic symptoms.

2010-02-23 14:34:29

The new research into prospective memory expands on previous studies, which have shown that ecstasy or polydrug users are impaired in performing a number of cognitive tasks, including verbal and spatial exercises.

2009-10-26 21:40:37

A new study by researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), King's College London has discovered abnormalities in the white matter of the brain that seem to be critical for the timing of schizophrenia.

2009-10-13 13:44:11

Researchers at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) pioneer bilateral epidural prefrontal cortical stimulation.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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