Richard and Matthew take a quick look at some recent studies.

Our sponsor today is the International Association of Applied Neuroscience: 1st International Conference of Applied Neuroscience – Sydney, Australia, 22-24 May 2019 – John Arden presents a Pre-conference workshop on the 21st of May 2019 –

Some of the topics we covered today:

To Sleep, Perchance to Heal: A Newly Discovered Gene Governs the Need for Slumber When Sick   Penn Medicine

We may finally know what causes Alzheimer’s – and how to stop it

Emotional and Physical Pain Activate Similar Brain Regions: Where does emotion hurt in the body?
Alan Fogel Posted Apr 19, 2012

Ethan Kross, Marc G. Berman, Walter Mischel, Edward E. Smith, Tor D. Wager (2011) Social rejection shares somatosensory representations with physical pain Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (15) 6270-6275; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1102693108

Naomi I. Eisenberger, Matthew D. Lieberman, Kipling D. Williams (2003). Does Rejection Hurt? An fMRI Study of Social Exclusion. Science, 302 (5643): 290-292 DOI:10.1126/science.1089134

Virginia Commonwealth University (2018). Social rejection is painful and can lead to violence. ScienceDaily. 14 June.

Check out this new course by Dr. John Arden!

Mind-Brain-Gene: Toward Psychotherapy Integration – 10 HOUR WEBINAR WITH DR. JOHN ARDEN with 12 CE Credits Available

Thanks for listening!

Don’t forget to leave an honest review on iTunes and subscribe to our show.

You can also find our podcast at: The Science of Psychotherapy Podcast Homepage

If you want more great content from The Science of Psychotherapy please visit our website

About The Author:

Would love your thoughts, please comment.x