Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
Motivational Disorders in Brain Conditions
People with a variety of disorders, from neurological to psychiatric, share troubles with motivation, especially apathy and impulsivity. Scientists described how they are connecting the dots between symptoms and brain mechanisms during the BNA 2017 Festival of Neuroscience.
Dana Alliance Members’ Views: Grega Repovš
Grega Repovš is the Associate Professor in Cognitive Psychology in the Mind Brain Lab, Department of Psychology at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He is a committee member and past president of SiNAPSA (Slovenian Neuroscience Association). Professor Repovš was named a FENS-KAVLI Scholar 2014-2018. Your research focuses on cognitive processes and neurophysiological mechanisms underlying working […]
Members’ Views: John H. Byrne
John H. (Jack) Byrne, Ph.D., is the director of the Neuroscience Research Center (NRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He is also the June and Virgil Waggoner Chair and professor and chairman in the department of neurobiolo-gy and anatomy at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
Members’ Views: Thomas R. Insel
Since 2002, Thomas R. Insel, M.D., has been the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the component of the National Institutes of Health charged with generating the knowledge needed to understand, treat, and prevent mental disorders. Before that, he was a psychiatry professor at Emory, where he was also the founding director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience.