Neuroscience

Computer exercises to help patients with traumatic brain injuries

Car accidents, falls, and sports-related collisions are among the many causes of traumatic brain injuries (TBI)—sudden impact that damages the brain. Such injuries can affect cognitive functioning including information ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Racial discrimination affects brain microstructure

Racial discrimination increases the risk for physical and mental illnesses, and Black women suffer from diseases at significantly higher rates than White women. How traumatic experiences such as discrimination increase vulnerability ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Single brain scan can diagnose Alzheimer's disease

The research uses machine learning technology to look at structural features within the brain, including in regions not previously associated with Alzheimer's. The advantage of the technique is its simplicity and the fact ...

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