Psychology & Psychiatry

Morning blue light treatment improves sleep in patients with PTSD

People with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experienced better sleep, a reduction in the severity of PTSD symptoms and more effective treatments after exposure to blue light therapy, according to a new study conducted ...

Neuroscience

New study IDs what brings our senses and thoughts together

Our ability to think, decide, remember recent events and more, comes from our brain's neocortex. Now University of California, Irvine neuroscientists have discovered key aspects of the mechanisms behind these functions. Their ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 infections increase risk of long-term brain problems

If you've had COVID-19, it may still be messing with your brain. Those who have been infected with the virus are at increased risk of developing a range of neurological conditions in the first year after the infection, new ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How fear memories get stuck in some brains

Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, have discovered a biological mechanism that increases the strength with which fear memories are stored in the brain. The study, carried out in rats, is published in Molecular ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Studying the OCD cycle

Researchers at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology have developed a new model of obsessive-compulsive disorder based on principles of reinforcement learning. This model may lead to better treatment for obsessive-compulsive ...

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