Psychology & Psychiatry

Social anxiety disorder, fear and anxiety lead to avoidance

It's normal to feel nervous in some social situations. For example, going on a date or giving a presentation may cause that feeling of butterflies in your stomach. But in social anxiety disorder, also called social phobia, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New anticholinergic drug keeps PTSD flashbacks and nightmares away

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is prevalent in today's society. Medical researchers have been seeking solutions to combat this condition and its manifestations. Unfortunately, the neurological mechanisms of PTSD aren't ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New book examines emotional lives of Black women

A strong Black woman is a cultural icon. But when Black women cling to that image rather than acknowledging and addressing the stress and trauma so many have experienced, they may experience mental and physical problems, ...

Neuroscience

Human 'time neurons' encode specific moments in time

Neurons in the hippocampus fire during specific moments in time, according to research recently published in JNeurosci. The cells may contribute to memory by encoding information about the time and order of events.

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