Study Probes Brain Activity in Survivors of Paris Terror Attacks
Study Probes Brain Activity in Survivors of Paris Terror Attacks
Those who had developed PTSD appear to be less able to suppress unwanted memories—traumatic or not—suggesting a role for the general ability to control memory recall in the disorder.
Study Probes Brain Activity in Survivors of Paris Terror Attacks
Study Probes Brain Activity in Survivors of Paris Terror Attacks

Those who had developed PTSD appear to be less able to suppress unwanted memories—traumatic or not—suggesting a role for the general ability to control memory recall in the disorder.

Those who had developed PTSD appear to be less able to suppress unwanted memories—traumatic or not—suggesting a role for the general ability to control memory recall in the disorder.

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Value of Medical Marijuana for Mental Health Questioned
Value of Medical Marijuana for Mental Health Questioned
Jef Akst | Oct 29, 2019
A meta-analysis of more than 80 studies from the past four decades finds weak evidence to support the use of medicinal cannabis to treat anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders.
Monkeys Pass on Brain Activity Patterns Linked to Anxiety
Monkeys Pass on Brain Activity Patterns Linked to Anxiety
Ashley Yeager | Jul 30, 2018
Humans might also inherit such brain changes, a new study suggests.
Young Brain Cells Silence Old Ones to Quash Anxiety
Young Brain Cells Silence Old Ones to Quash Anxiety
Ruth Williams | Jun 27, 2018
In adult mice, neurogenesis increases social confidence by suppressing the activity of mature neurons.
Genes Tied to Intelligence and Neurotic Behavior Identified
Genes Tied to Intelligence and Neurotic Behavior Identified
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 26, 2018
Researchers found several hundred genes expressed in the human brain are tied to cognition or neuroses.
Image of the Day: Performance Anxiety
Image of the Day: Performance Anxiety
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 21, 2018
In the presence of competition, archerfish become more hesitant but accurate shooters.
Decoding the Tripping Brain
Decoding the Tripping Brain
Diana Kwon | Aug 31, 2017
Scientists are beginning to unravel the mechanisms behind the therapeutic effects of psychedelic drugs.
Psilocybin Decreases Depression and Anxiety in Some Cancer Patients
Psilocybin Decreases Depression and Anxiety in Some Cancer Patients
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 1, 2016
In a pair of clinical studies of psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, participants reported positive changes to their moods and outlooks.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Jun 30, 2015
Stoned, Anxious, The Deeper Genome, and Testosterone
Like Breeds With Like
Like Breeds With Like
Jenny Rood | Apr 6, 2015
Mice pairs with similar anxiety levels produce offspring more quickly than coupled animals with differing personalities, according to a recent study.