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cerebellum bipolar
2015-01-08 15:31:29

By using a different type of MRI imaging scan, researchers have located previously undetected differences in the brains of patients suffering from bipolar disorder, a psychiatric conditions that affects approximately one percent of the population.

How Does The Brain Process Fear?
2013-02-05 04:55:00

A new study from the University of Iowa recently found the amygdala, an almond-shaped area of the brain, is not the only part of the brain managing fear; other regions, such as the brainstem, the insular cortex and the diencephalon, also play a role.

Effect Of Acid In The Brain
2012-05-18 13:57:21

UI team develops new way to look at brain function

2009-11-25 14:50:32

Breathing carbon dioxide can trigger panic attacks, but the biological reason for this effect has not been understood.

2009-04-29 08:33:56

A brain protein involved in fear behavior and anxiety may represent a new target for depression therapies, according to a study by researchers at the University of Iowa and the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.