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American College of Physicians has issued a new clinical practice guideline
suggesting that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an equally viable choice
to treat adults with depression.
From trauma to amnesia to senior moments, memory has been a major plot line in films since the 1942 classic, Random Harvest. John Seamon, an author and professor of psychology whose research includes how a camera aids memory and the impact of storytelling on memory, has shifted his lens to focus on how memory has been portrayed in one of the world’s most beloved art forms.
Idol enzyme, first considered a target for preventing heart disease, also
appears to influence the amount of harmful plaques in the brain.
It's not easy for brain training companies to prove their products are truly helpful. That doesn't stop them from claiming they are.
While our understanding of relapsing remitting disease and
treatment options have expanded enormously in recent years, understanding the
mechanism of secondary and primary progressive MS, including the
neurodegenerative aspects of these diseases, remains a central question.
(Read Q&A with Diane B. Howieson, Ph.D.)
Despite dementia and other
neurobiological disorders that are associated with aging, improved imaging has
revealed that even into our seventies, our brains continue producing new
neurons. Our author writes about how mental health functions react to the
normal aging process, including why an aging brain may even form the basis for