Psychology & Psychiatry

A novel and unique neural signature for depression revealed

As parents, teachers and pet owners can attest, rewards play a huge role in shaping behaviors in humans and animals. Rewards—whether as edible treats, gifts, words of appreciation or praise, fame or monetary benefits—act ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why schizophrenia and apathy go hand in hand

Schizophrenia, which affects up to 1% of the population, is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by multiple symptoms. One of the most common, and for which there is no treatment, is apathy and lack of motivation.


Ultrasound offers a new way to perform deep brain stimulation

Deep brain stimulation, by implanted electrodes that deliver electrical pulses to the brain, is often used to treat Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders. However, the electrodes used for this treatment can ...

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