Psychology & Psychiatry

Cocaine use alters gene expression in brain reward circuits

A study in Biological Psychiatry has identified unique genetic changes in the brain's reward circuitry that are associated with cocaine use, including first-time use, withdrawal, and re-exposure to the drug after prolonged ...

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Prosthetics get the personal touch

We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better than he was. Better ... stronger ... faster. -Opening to "The Six Million Dollar Man"

Psychology & Psychiatry

Bilingualism seems to boost tots' minds

When young children learn a second language, it strengthens their ability to pay attention to the right stuff, reports a new Cornell study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How do patients diagnosed with schizophrenia communicate?

Negative emotional facial expressions dominate in the interplay with patients diagnosed with schizophrenia. This has been shown in previous research and has now been confirmed in a dissertation from the Department of Psychology, ...