Psychology & Psychiatry

The surprising role of childhood trauma in athletic success

The story of Canadian speed skater and cyclist Clara Hughes, the first ever Olympian to win multiple medals in both the summer and winter games, is a story of triumph over adversity. Before she was hard into endurance sports, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Quake brain' affects memory and ability on simple tasks

Cantabrians' cognitive abilities – or their ability to do simple tasks – appear to have been significantly affected by exposure to earthquakes, new research from the University of Otago, Christchurch, has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

PTSD symptoms may be prevented with ketamine

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have found that a single dose of ketamine, given one week before a stressful event, can buffer against a heightened fear response.

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