People who regularly take cocaine cut with the animal anti-worming agent levamisole demonstrate impaired cognitive performance and a thinned prefrontal cortex. These findings from two recent studies at the University of Zurich indicate that levamisole could have a toxic effect on the brain. Drug-checking programs should therefore be expanded, argue the researchers.
Absence … missing … loss … longing … pain … powerlessness … anger. These are just some of the words found in any dictionary, but in our emotional dictionaries they can trigger powerful and painful feelings
ASU research shows peer influences predict adult coercive relationships.
Psychologist Inna Fishman’s research indicates the presence of biological markers in the brain in children with autism.
Beat Procrastination with Richard Hill This 10 Video training program for everyone explains what procrastination is all about and what you can do about it. Using Richard's Curiosity Approach, this program provides not only a unique...
New research gives the clearest guidance yet on how schools can best support children with ADHD to improve symptoms and maximise their academic outcomes.
Neuroscientists know a lot about how our brains learn new things, but not much about how they choose what to focus on while they learn. Now, Stanford researchers have traced that ability to an unexpected place.
The second part of our conversation with John Arden about his latest book Mind-Brain-Gene
Under normal circumstances, pain signals injury, and the natural response is to protect ourselves until we have recovered and the pain subsides.
Grief can cause inflammation that can kill, according to new research.
Alcohol blocks a potassium channel called KCNK13 that sits within the membrane of dopamine-releasing neurons in the VTA, researchers report.
A Fractal Life with Terry Marks-Tarlow A Discussion About Fractals and Therapy (1.5 hours) Learning objectives: The importance of variability The complexity of all systems Science and psychotherapy are essentially non-linear What are fractals and why do they matter in...
A new study is the first large-scale trial of hundreds of PTSD patients, including veterans and survivors of sexual assault, to measure whether patient preference in the course of treatment impacts the effectiveness of a type of cognitive behavioral therapy and use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, a type of antidepressant often prescribed for PTSD.
Research from the Penn Medicine Center for Digital Health and the World Well-Being Project marries social media data with medical-outcomes data for the first time.
In a study of identical twins, the child who experienced harsher behavior and less parental warmth was more aggressive, and exhibited more callous-unemotional traits.
Mind-Brain-Gene describes the feedback loops between the multiple systems contributing to the emergence of the mind and the experience of the self. In so doing, it explains how our mental operating networks “self”-organize, drawing from and modifying our memory systems to establish and maintain mental health. This book synthesizes the research in psychoneuroimmunology and epigenetics with interpersonal neurobiology and research on integrated psychotherapeutic approaches.
A new study confirms that cannabis use is related to impaired and lasting effects on adolescent cognitive development.
John Arden talks to us about the subject of his new book Mind-Brain-Gene
More young people are choosing not to drink alcohol, and many others are drinking less, according to a UCL research team.
Volume 6 Issue 11 short reading course The Yoga of Creative Consciousness and Cognition in Neuropsychotherapy (Part 2); Mind-Brain-Gene: Toward Psychotherapy Integration. (1.5 hours) In this course you will learn: About trauma-informed therapy and yoga The 4 stories...
A study led by researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine and UdeM confirms that cannabis use is related to impaired and lasting effects on adolescent cognitive development.
Tübingen Neuroscientists decipher the pathways by which the brain alters its own perception of the outside world.
Those pesky bees that come buzzing around on a muggy summer day are helping researchers reveal the genes responsible for social behaviors. A new study published this week found that the social lives of sweat bees — named for their attraction to perspiration — are linked to patterns of activity in specific genes, including ones linked to autism.
Yoga Story Therapy The Yoga of Creative Consciousness and Cognition in Neuropsychotherapy By Kathryn Lane Rossi Members Download...