Neuroscience

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Infant MRIs show autism linked to increased cerebrospinal fluid

Infant MRIs show autism linked to increased cerebrospinal fluid A national research network led by UNC School of Medicine’s Joseph Piven, MD, found that many toddlers diagnosed with autism at two years of age had a substantially greater amount of extra-axial...

Guide To The Brain – Brain-Body Connections

The Psychotherapist's Essential Guide to the Brain Part 15 Brain-Body Connections Subscribers Download The Full Article Here There is growing awareness of the critical interplay between the systems of the body and mental health. Dysfunctions of...

Guide to the Brain Part 14 – Depression

The Psychotherapist's Essential Guide To The Brain Part 14 - Depression Part 2 Matthew Dahlitz Members Download Article: [wlm_private "1 Year Subscription|2 Year Subscription|3 Year...

Guide To The Brain Part 13 – Depression

Members Download: What Is Depression? Depression comes under the umbrella of mood or affective disorders, in which individuals have difficulty controlling mood states. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, (5th ed.; DSM–5;...

The Thalamus

The Thalamus The Thalamus in 60 seconds from The Neuropsychotherapist on Vimeo. The thalamus (from the Greek word meaning “chamber”) is centrally located between the cerebral cortex and the midbrain and is known for its role in relaying sensory and motor signals to...

Prefrontal Cortex

Prefrontal Cortex Brief Definition The prefrontal cortex (PFC) is the cerebral cortex covering the front part of the frontal lobe. This brain region has been implicated in planning complex cognitive behavior, personality expression, decision making, and moderating...

Guide to the Brain Part 12 – Mirror Neurons

Members Download: Italian neuroscientists in the mid-1990s were studying the premotor areas of the frontal lobes of monkeys when they discovered a remarkable connection between the firing of neurons in the motor cortex and visual perception...

The Limbic System

The Limbic System The limbic system (also known as the paleomammalian brain) is a collection of brain structures located in the middle of the brain. It was first defined by Paul Broca in the nineteenth century as the structures between the cerebral hemisphere and the...

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