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Brain Repair Discovery Could Lead to New Epilepsy Treatments

Brain Repair Discovery Could Lead to New Epilepsy Treatments

School of Medicine researchers have discovered a previously unknown repair process that takes place in the brain that they hope could be harnessed and enhanced to treat seizure-related brain injuries. Common seizure-preventing drugs do not work for approximately a...

Long COVID and Mental Health with Dr John Arden

Long COVID and Mental Health with Dr John Arden

Today we catch up with long-time contributor and friend Dr John Arden and talk about the long term mental health impacts of COVID-19. It was a long conversation so we give you a 30min segment here, but if you want to listen (and watch) the entire conversation please...

The Whole-Brain Child Book Giveaway

The Whole-Brain Child Book Giveaway

Contgrats Sue for winning this book! Learn more as a member of The Science of Psychotherapy! Get access to hundreds of articles, videos, and a community of mental health professionals to help you understand the art and the science of psychotherapy.

Dr Carl Erik Fisher talks addiction

Dr Carl Erik Fisher talks addiction

Dr Carl Erik Fisher is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University, where he teaches topics related to psychiatry, law, ethics, neuroscience, and society. He also has a private psychiatry practice, primarily focused on substance use problems...

What does the sleeping brain think about?

What does the sleeping brain think about?

Thanks to a unique system that decodes brain activity during sleep, a UNIGE team is deciphering the neuronal mechanisms of memory consolidation. We sleep on average one third of our time. But what does the brain do during these long hours? Using an artificial...

Brain functional connectivity in Tourette syndrome

Brain functional connectivity in Tourette syndrome

Tourette syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder, causes motor and phonic “tics,” or uncontrollable repeated behaviors and vocalizations. People affected by Tourette syndrome can often suppress these tics for some time before the urges become overwhelming, and...

The Brain Bible Giveaway

The Brain Bible Giveaway

Congrats Seian from New South Wales for being our winner! Learn more as a member of The Science of Psychotherapy! Get access to hundreds of articles, videos, and a community of mental health professionals to help you understand the art and the...

Mythic Imagination Today with Terry Marks-Tarlow

Mythic Imagination Today with Terry Marks-Tarlow

Today we catch up with regular contributor to The Science of Psychotherapy, Dr Terry Marks-Tarlow, who talks to us today about her latest writing Mythic Imagination Today: The Interpenetration of Mythology and Science. For more about Dr Marks-Tarlow go to her website...

Memory making involves extensive DNA breaking

Memory making involves extensive DNA breaking

To quickly express genes needed for learning and memory, brain cells snap both strands of DNA in many more places and cell types than previously realized, a new study shows The urgency to remember a dangerous experience requires the brain to make a series of...