Survey from the Saxe Lab aims to measure the toll of social isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Using magnetic nanoparticles, scientists stimulate the adrenal gland in rodents to control release of hormones linked to stress.
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CCI and Takeda collaborate on a theoretical approach leveraging networks of people and machines in support of individuals experiencing depression.
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The same neurons responsible for encoding reward also form new memories to suppress fearful ones.
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Design principles from robotics help researchers decipher elements controlling mental processes in the brain.
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Clumps of amyloid protein emerge early in deep regions, such as the mammillary body, and march outward in the brain along specific circuits.
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Data on MIT students underscore the importance of getting enough sleep; bedtime also matters.
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Focusing awareness on the present moment can enhance academic performance and lower stress levels.
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Whitehead Institute team finds drugs that activate a key brain gene; initial tests in cells and mice show promise for rare, untreatable neurodevelopmental disorder.
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Researchers solve how the kava plant produces its pain-relieving and anti-anxiety molecules, demonstrate an extensible method to scale and optimize production.
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