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Genes Linked to Dogs’ Sociability with People
Jef Akst | Sep 30, 2016
Genetic variants on chromosome 26 appears to play a role in a dog’s tendency to turn to people for help.
Do Schizophrenic Brains Repair Themselves?
Jef Akst | Aug 1, 2016
Preliminary research suggests that the brains of schizophrenia patients may regain tissue mass as the illness wears on.
More Genetic Similarities Between Autism and Schizophrenia Found
Tanya Lewis | Jun 7, 2016
Another study finds similar gene expression in the brains of people with these disorders.
Perchance to Dream
Karen Zusi | Mar 1, 2016
Mapping the dreaming brain through neuroimaging and studies of brain damage
Schizophrenia and the Synapse
Ruth Williams | Jan 27, 2016
Genetic evidence suggests that overactive synaptic pruning drives development of schizophrenia.
One Gene, Two Disorders
Karen Zusi | Dec 11, 2015
Researchers link different mutations in a single gene to autistic and schizophrenic phenotypes in mice.
Brain Fold Tied to Hallucinations
Kerry Grens | Nov 19, 2015
A shorter crease in the medial prefrontal cortex is linked with a higher risk of schizophrenics experiencing hallucinations.
Fish Oil May Slow Schizophrenia
Jef Akst | Aug 13, 2015
Omega-3 supplementation reduced progression rates among people with early-stage symptoms of schizophrenia, according to a small trial.
The Roots of Schizophrenia
Jef Akst | Jun 4, 2015
Researchers link disease-associated mutations to excitatory and inhibitory signaling in the brain.
Molly Sharlach | Nov 10, 2014
A robot replicates the neurological phenomenon that causes people to feel like another person is nearby.