by Carl Sherman
turn to infants and “pre-readers” to see if difficulty in reading changes the
brain or if the differences were there to begin with.by Kayt Sukel
Why do so many disorders, especially schizophrenia, develop in adolescence? University of Cambridge researchers find myelination increases even as gray matter decreases, in “normal” teens—especially in areas linking brain networks.by Guy McKhann, MD
by Michael A. Moskowitz, M.D.
What are we to do with this apparent surplus of neuroscience graduates? Our monthly column from Brain in the News.
Migraine is not a fatal disorder but can ruin a life and a
family. Clinically migraine varies from patient to patient and reflects a
highly choreographed interplay between brain and the environment. Here is
the latest on what now is understood about migraine and what are becoming
effective drug targets for treatment. One of our series of Reports on Progress.by Brenda Patoine
We speak with Dana grantee Amit Etkin, whose lab is
investigating the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in
combination with whole-brain EEG and functional MRI to treat depression
and help unravel its underlying brain circuitry. One of our series of Scientist Q & As.by Kayt Sukel
The World Health Organization estimates that 55 percent of
individuals in developed countries like the U.S. are not getting the mental health treatment
they require. Can mental health apps help fill the void for those who
lack access to in-person care? One of our series of Briefing Papers.