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Around the world, women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with depression.
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Amid decades of growing antidepressant use, the drugs are showing up in aquatic environments. Even vanishingly small concentrations of these drugs can change fish’s brains and alter their behavior.
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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Light influences the brain more than you can imagine.
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Some neuroscientists think psychedelic drugs and the hallucinations they induce could help reveal how the brain generates our perceptions of the world around us — and of ourselves.
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The uncertainty of the pandemic’s end has caused stress, anxiety, and even depression.
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Twenty years of research have established the connection between adverse childhood experiences and long-term health. Now researchers are looking for ways to measure the biology behind the correlation and try to reverse it.
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Treating fears in a virtual environment could make therapies for phobias less difficult and more accessible.
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Explore what’s new in neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience’s Global Connectome.
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For many people, the winter poses an onslaught of a seasonal depression known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.
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Special brain waves during sleep separate information to remember from what’s worth forgetting — unless the brainstem gets in the way.
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Largely by design, the features that make smartphones convenient and fun also make them addictive.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of December 7, 2020.
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