How to tackle depression in Japan?

CCI and Takeda collaborate on a theoretical approach leveraging networks of people and machines in support of individuals experiencing depression.

Annalyn Bachmann | Center for Collective Intelligence • mit
Feb. 4, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: mental-health depression industry health-care disease research apps technology-and-society collaboration systems-engineering center-for-collective-intelligence

Alumnus gives MIT $4.5 million to establish the Broderick Fund for Phytocannabinoid Research

Gifts to MIT and Harvard Medical School totaling $9 million will fund independent research on cannabinoid’s influence on brain health and behavior.

School of Science • mit
April 30, 2019 ~11 min

Tags: medicine neuroscience depression cognition alumni psychiatric-disorders research giving behavior school-of-science faculty brain-and-cognitive-sciences picower-institute mcgovern-institute parkinsons huntingtons

New sensors track dopamine in the brain for more than a year | MIT News

Tiny probes could be useful for monitoring patients with Parkinson’s and other diseases.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 12, 2018 ~6 min

Tags:  neuroscience  mental-health  depression  sensors  brain-and-cognitive-sciences  national-institutes-of-health-nih  materials-science-and-engineering  koch-institute  mcgovern-institute  parkinsons

Diagnosing depression before it starts | MIT News

Brain scans may identify children who are vulnerable to depression, before symptoms appear.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 21, 2016 ~5 min

Tags:  mental-health  depression  research  school-of-science  brain-and-cognitive-sciences  mcgovern-institute

How we make emotional decisions | MIT News

Neuroscientists identify a brain circuit that controls decisions that induce high anxiety.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
May 28, 2015 ~8 min

Tags:  neuroscience  mental-health  depression  schizophrenia  anxiety  research  school-of-science  brain-and-cognitive-sciences  mcgovern-institute  defense-advanced-research-projects-agency-darpa

Crowdsourced tool for depression | MIT News

Peer-to-peer application outperforms conventional self-help technique for easing depression, anxiety.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
March 30, 2015 ~9 min

Tags:  health  mental-health  depression  anxiety  health-care  research  media-lab  brain-and-cognitive-sciences  health-sciences-and-technology  school-of-architecture-planning  crowdsourcing

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