Neuroscience

The internal compass: A modular map in the brain

Landmarks like a church steeple or a yellow house on the corner play an important role in the ability to navigate. But so does an internal compass, thought to be supported by specialized neurons in the brain—called "head-direction" ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Promising treatment for premenstrual dysphoric disorder, PMDD

The mental symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder improve following treatment with a progesterone receptor modulator, as demonstrated by SciLifeLab researcher Erika Comasco and Professor Inger Sundström-Poromaa, Uppsala ...

Neuroscience

Hearing speech requires quiet— in more ways than one

Perceiving speech requires quieting certain types of brain cells, report a team of researchers from UConn Health and University of Rochester in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Neurophysiology. Their research reveals a ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online tool eyes youth mental healthcare experience

A new online project aims to improve the experiences of young people entering the mental healthcare system with an eye toward building better relationships between providers and youth.

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