Psychology & Psychiatry

War and journey metaphors for describing mental disorders

Metaphors relating to journey, war and struggles are probably the most frequently used in any area, but particularly so when talking about diseases such as cancer or, more recently, COVID-19.

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 ...

Neuroscience

New study reveals how the brain says 'oops!'

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai's Center for Neural Science and Medicine and Department of Neurosurgery have uncovered how signals from a group of neurons in the brain's frontal lobe simultaneously give humans the flexibility ...

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