Neuroscientists find that isolation provokes brain activity similar to that seen during hunger cravings.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Textual analysis of social media posts finds users’ anxiety and suicide-risk levels are rising, among other negative trends.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
Researchers are working toward intelligent machines that can sense cognitive fatigue and suggest interventions to help a human improve performance.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
New analysis could help uncover potential drug targets for attention deficits and sensory hypersensitivity.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Survey from the Saxe Lab aims to measure the toll of social isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
April 21, 2020 • ~3 min
Using magnetic nanoparticles, scientists stimulate the adrenal gland in rodents to control release of hormones linked to stress.
April 10, 2020 • ~6 min
CCI and Takeda collaborate on a theoretical approach leveraging networks of people and machines in support of individuals experiencing depression.
Feb. 4, 2020 • ~3 min
The same neurons responsible for encoding reward also form new memories to suppress fearful ones.
Jan. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
Design principles from robotics help researchers decipher elements controlling mental processes in the brain.
Oct. 16, 2019 • ~6 min
Clumps of amyloid protein emerge early in deep regions, such as the mammillary body, and march outward in the brain along specific circuits.
Oct. 8, 2019 • ~6 min