by Sandra J. Ackerman
would being good at mental arithmetic make you good at managing your feelings?by Ariel Y. Deutch, Ph.D.
The recent discovery of key roles of non-neuronal
cells such as microglia in the development of schizophrenia opens the door to
the development of new types of therapies for an illness for which we need far
better treatments. One in our series of Reports on Progress.
The need to incorporate sex influences in brain research is
becoming more widely accepted, but how the research community should address
sex as a biological variable remains hotly debated. One of our series of Briefing Papers.By Carl Sherman
How much is genetic? How much environment? Is having a depressive
mother a sentence of depression? Scientists tease out hints and hope for more
to help find children at most risk.by Moheb Costandi
Fingerprint analysis and eyewitness testimony can be clouded by bias to the point that they incriminate innocent people, said Thomas Albright during a lecture at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting. Neuroscience can offer possible antidotes.by Guy McKhann, MD
fMRI may outperform a polygraph machine, but that doesn't mean it's 100 percent accurate. Our monthly column, by Guy McKhann, MD, in Brain in the News.