Parsing the Puzzle of Parkinson’s GeneticsRecent Findings Reveal Autophagy Malfunction as Common Pathway; Suggest a Roadmap for Early Diagnosis and Intervention
Research into the heritability of Parkinson’s has uncovered novel pathways that could help explain the progressive neuronal degeneration associated with the disease.
Holiday Blues: Getting the Facts, Forgetting the Myth
Statistics refute a common myth that suicides increase during the winter holidays, but that doesn’t mean that holiday depression or sadness isn’t real for some people. Experts weigh in on what factors may contribute to these “holiday blues” and offer ways to cope with stress.
When the Myth is the Message: Neuromyths and Education
A recent survey suggests that neuromyths are more pervasive in the educational community than we might think, and this may work against academic achievement. We investigate some of the most common myths, explaining their scientific origins and realities.