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.