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People battling substance use disorders may benefit from meth-relapse prevention compound

People battling substance use disorders may benefit from meth-relapse prevention compound

Research shows neural link between altruism and empathy for the pain of strangers

Research shows neural link between altruism and empathy for the pain of strangers

Looking deep inside the brain to accurately diagnose bipolar disorder and depression

Looking deep inside the brain to accurately diagnose bipolar disorder and depression

Eye-movement intervention reduces amygdala activity during recall of traumatic memory

Eye-movement intervention reduces amygdala activity during recall of traumatic memory

Giving targeted social support activates brain regions involved in parental care

Giving targeted social support activates brain regions involved in parental care

The connection between brain anatomy, genes and obesity

The connection between brain anatomy, genes and obesity

Study uncovers link between gut bacteria and 'hedonic eating'

Study uncovers link between gut bacteria and 'hedonic eating'

Researchers analyze how brains of doers differ from those of procrastinators

Researchers analyze how brains of doers differ from those of procrastinators

Maternal stress increases anxious and depressive-like behaviors in female offspring

Maternal stress increases anxious and depressive-like behaviors in female offspring

Scientists identify key neurobiological mechanisms that control aggression

Scientists identify key neurobiological mechanisms that control aggression

Research provides better understanding of mechanisms underlying memory storage

Research provides better understanding of mechanisms underlying memory storage

Targeting multiple proteins may be key to treat neurodegenerative disorders

Targeting multiple proteins may be key to treat neurodegenerative disorders

Psychedelics and their role in treatment of mental health disorders

Psychedelics and their role in treatment of mental health disorders

Study links molecular changes in the brain to key behaviors in addiction

Study links molecular changes in the brain to key behaviors in addiction

Adolescents who consume high-saturated fat diet may have harder time coping with stress as adults

Adolescents who consume high-saturated fat diet may have harder time coping with stress as adults

Scientists identify neural circuit that gives rise to anxiety

Scientists identify neural circuit that gives rise to anxiety

Compassion meditation training may increase brain’s resilience to suffering of other people

Compassion meditation training may increase brain’s resilience to suffering of other people

Researchers to explore how to prevent stress-related chronic pain conditions

Researchers to explore how to prevent stress-related chronic pain conditions

Study uncovers new circuit that fine tunes brain's decision to hide or confront threats

Study uncovers new circuit that fine tunes brain's decision to hide or confront threats

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies