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Improvements in neural learning processes linked to reduced symptoms of depression

Improvements in neural learning processes linked to reduced symptoms of depression

Research shows how brain mechanisms of fatigue influence people’s motivation to work

Research shows how brain mechanisms of fatigue influence people’s motivation to work

A new screening system to give insights into autistic adults' perspective taking difficulties

A new screening system to give insights into autistic adults' perspective taking difficulties

Higher net worth at midlife associated with longevity in US adults

Higher net worth at midlife associated with longevity in US adults

Study: Older adults are just as capable as younger people of learning behaviors that benefit others

Study: Older adults are just as capable as younger people of learning behaviors that benefit others

Graduate student receives NIH grant to study specific molecule’s role in healthy neurodevelopment

Graduate student receives NIH grant to study specific molecule’s role in healthy neurodevelopment

LGB youth with depression use more cannabis, study reveals

LGB youth with depression use more cannabis, study reveals

Psychiatric patients have higher odds of hospitalization and death following COVID-19

Psychiatric patients have higher odds of hospitalization and death following COVID-19

A brief questionnaire can help detect autism during toddlerhood

A brief questionnaire can help detect autism during toddlerhood

Study opens the door to improved treatment for psychosis sufferers

Study opens the door to improved treatment for psychosis sufferers

Study: COVID-19 has not led to a net increase in smoking unlike other natural disasters

Study: COVID-19 has not led to a net increase in smoking unlike other natural disasters

Raising awareness of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy could boost uptake among doubters

Raising awareness of COVID-19 vaccine efficacy could boost uptake among doubters

Prenatal exposure to air pollution associated with poor academic skills in childhood

Prenatal exposure to air pollution associated with poor academic skills in childhood

Researchers create virtual tool to enable people to share messages of gratitude

Researchers create virtual tool to enable people to share messages of gratitude

Real-life romantic couples more likely to begin as friends, study finds

Real-life romantic couples more likely to begin as friends, study finds

Useful strategies can help alleviate mental health problems during the pandemic

Useful strategies can help alleviate mental health problems during the pandemic

New conceptual model depicts the relationship between policing and population health

New conceptual model depicts the relationship between policing and population health

Consumer checklist to support people locate effective treatment for eating disorders

Consumer checklist to support people locate effective treatment for eating disorders

Doctors weigh pros and cons of prescribing hot-button Alzheimer’s drug

Doctors weigh pros and cons of prescribing hot-button Alzheimer’s drug

Study examines link between children's temperament and eating behaviors, obesity

Study examines link between children's temperament and eating behaviors, obesity