There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Michelle Braun Ph.D., ABPP-CN on January 11, 2019 in High Octane Brain
Science-backed strategies to rapidly boost memory functioning
By Shannon Dunn Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Healing the Distress
Psychotic communications seem mysterious, which can cause a significant obstacle to recovery. Let’s rethink and deliver hope in creating secure, self-determined lives!
By Michelle McQuaid on January 11, 2019 in From Functioning to Flourishing
Is purpose a vibrant force that drives why and how you do things in your organization?
By Cami Rosso on January 10, 2019 in The Future Brain
What contributed to the thawing of AI’s winter and current boom?
By Christopher Bergland on January 10, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
New research suggests that alpha brainwaves (which occur when riding a bike) might facilitate "Aha!" moments.
By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in The Human Beast
Physical activity improves mental as well as physical skills.
By Cami Rosso on January 09, 2019 in The Future Brain
Pioneering Caltech researchers create a DNA-based computer that is small enough to run inside a single cell.
By Christopher Bergland on January 09, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
For the first time, researchers at MIT have identified a specific genetic mutation that is correlated with an increased risk of bipolar disorder.
By Becky Ready Ph.D., ABPP on January 09, 2019 in Your Quality of Life
Does multitasking work well for you? It doesn't work for your brain, either.
By Stuart Shanker Ph.D. on January 09, 2019 in Self-Reg
This distinction between maladaptive and mindful modes of self-regulation is of the utmost importance when working with children with ADHD.
By Cami Rosso on January 08, 2019 in The Future Brain
“Neural Ordinary Differential Equations," a winner of the NeurIPS “Best Paper Award," has the potential to disrupt how artificial intelligence deep learning is done in the future.
By Francois Grosjean Ph.D. on January 08, 2019 in Life as a Bilingual
A very old research finding related to the slight delay that can occur in the perception of spoken code-switches by bilinguals has had a long and interesting life.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on January 07, 2019 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
The status quo of schooling people with a brain injury like errant children doesn't serve them. But teaching the public how to socialize with people with brain injury rewards all.
By Mylea Charvat, Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in The Fifth Vital Sign
How does exercise help your brain? Exercise raises your heart rate which pumps more blood, carrying oxygen and nutrients, to your brain.
By David Rock on January 07, 2019 in Your Brain at Work
Feedback is essential for growth, whether it's a single-celled amoeba or a multinational company. Neuroscience shows how to do it right.
By R. Douglas Fields Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in The New Brain
Research on suppressing anger by directly controlling electrical activity in brain circuits.
By Robert A. Lavine Ph.D. on January 06, 2019 in Neuro Behavioral Betterment
How does advanced imaging of brain connections across genders show differences and similarities?
By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on January 04, 2019 in Memory Medic
Being awake is not the same as being conscious.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on January 03, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
GABA is an amino acid produced naturally in the brain. It functions as a neurotransmitter, facilitating communication among brain cells.
By Jonathan Wai Ph.D. on January 03, 2019 in Finding the Next Einstein
If you want to get smarter this new year, brain training probably won't cut it. Instead, try reading one of these books.
By Peter A. Ubel M.D. on January 02, 2019 in Scientocracy
A series of studies using brain imaging raise the possibility that sometimes we think we like or dislike things, but our brains know better.
By Susan Newman Ph.D. on January 02, 2019 in Singletons
"With the exception of boxing, I can't think of another sport that’s all about bashing your own brain.” New studies confirm parents fears as football loses its glamour and players.
By Stephen Snyder M.D. on January 02, 2019 in SexualityToday
Many of us have sexual aspects that are more typical of the opposite gender. What's that all about?
By James Davison Hunter, Ph.D. and Paul Nedelisky, Ph.D. on January 01, 2019 in Science and the Good
We can't agree on morality, and psychology can't really help us.
By Lara K Ronan M.D. on January 01, 2019 in The Neurobiology of Wellness
Have you ever wondered why we value particular songs? Research has shown that we are hardwired to have favorite music.