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Psychology Research 211Ʊ
October 20, 2020

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Ingestible Capsule That Could Help Demystify the Gut-Brain Axis

A team of experts from engineering, neuroscience, applied microbiology, and physics has been making headway on building a platform that can monitor and model the real-time processing of gut ...

Nerves That Sense Touch May Play Role in Autism

Autism is considered a disorder of the brain. But a new study suggests that the peripheral nervous system, the nerves that control our sense of touch, pain and other sensations, may play a role as ...

Novel Discoveries in Preventing Epileptic Seizures

Researchers have found that an amino acid produced by the brain could play a crucial role in preventing a type of epileptic ...

Effects of Low-Level Lead Exposure and Alcohol Consumption

A new study examining effects of low-level developmental lead exposure in mice could explain why some people dependent on alcohol return to ...
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'Use It or Lose It': Regular Social Engagement Linked to Healthier Brain Microstructure in Older Adults

Older people who report greater levels of social engagement have more robust gray matter in regions of the brain relevant in dementia, according to new research. It is the first to use a particularly ...

Stay in Touch With Your Emotions to Reduce Pandemic-Induced Stress

The coronavirus has ushered in a lot of stress. Psychologists say people can reduce stress by identifying their emotions and taking mindful action to address them. The findings come from a national ...

Alcohol Use Changed Right After COVID-19 Lockdown

One in four adults reported a change in alcohol use almost immediately after stay-at-home orders were issued: 14 percent reported drinking more alcohol and reported higher levels of stress and ...

Major Deficits in Addressing Mental Health Needs of Asylum Seekers

A new study of asylum seekers in Germany suggests that, among those with symptoms of depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), few receive a diagnosis from the health care system, ...

Study Finds Odor-Sensing Neuron Regeneration Process Is Adaptive

Results show that diminished odor stimulation reduces the number of newly-generated neurons that express particular odorant receptors, indicating a selective alteration in the neurogenesis of these ...

Evidence of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and MND in Brains of Young People Exposed to Dirty Air

After examining the brainstems of 186 young Mexico City residents aged between 11 months and 27 years of age, researchers, found markers not only of Alzheimer's disease, but also of ...

Excess Folic Acid During Pregnancy Harms Brain Development of Mice

A study of pregnant mice found high levels of folic acid were associated with significant changes in brain development of ...

Millimeter-Precision Drug Delivery to the Brain

Focused ultrasound waves help researchers to deliver drugs to the brain with pinpoint accuracy, in other words only to where their effect is desired. This method is set to enable treatment of ...

New Clues 211Ʊ the Link Between Stress and Depression

Researchers have identified a protein in the brain that is important both for the function of the mood-regulating substance serotonin and for the release of stress hormones, at least in mice. The ...

Could a Fecal Transplant One Day Be the Secret of Eternal Youth?

Fecal transplants could one day be used to restore cognitive decline among the elderly - according to new research. A new study shows how fecal transplants from older to younger mice altered their ...

Nurture Trumps Nature in Determining Severity of PTSD Symptoms

Researchers previously identified a host of genetic risk factors that help explain why some veterans are especially susceptible to the debilitating symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder ...

800 Million Children Still Exposed to Lead

Every third child in the world has too much lead in their body, according to a new report from UNICEF and Pure ...

Antidepressant Drug Effective in Treating 'Lazy Eye' in Adults

Researchers reveal how subanesthetic ketamine, which is used for pain management and as an antidepressant in humans, is effective in treating adult amblyopia, a brain disorder commonly known as ...

Social Media Use Linked With Depression, Secondary Trauma During COVID-19

Can't stop checking social media for the latest COVID-19 health information? You might want to take a break, according to researchers who discovered that excessive use of social media for ...

Finding Right Drug Balance for Parkinson's Patients

Parkinson's disease is most commonly treated with levodopa, but the benefits wear off as the disease progresses and high doses can result in dyskinesia, which are involuntary and uncontrollable ...

Study Suggests Link Between Unexplained Miscarriages and How Women Perceive Men's Body Odor

Women who have suffered unexplained repeated pregnancy loss (uRPL) have altered perceptions and brain responses to male body odors, in comparison to those with no history of uRPL, suggests a new ...

Spinal Cord Stimulation Reduces Pain and Motor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease Patients

A team of researchers reports that spinal cord stimulation (SCS) measurably decreased pain and reduced motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease, both as a singular therapy and as a 'salvage ...

Epigenetic Drivers for Alzheimer's Disease Uncovered

New findings suggest that late-onset Alzheimer's Disease is driven by epigenetic changes -- how and when certain genes are turned on and off -- in the ...

211Ʊ 14% of Cerebral Palsy Cases May Be Tied to Brain Wiring Genes

Researchers confirm that about 14% of all cases of cerebral palsy, a disabling brain disorder for which there are no cures, may be linked to a patient's genes and suggest that many of those ...

Identical Signs of Brain Damage in Sleep Apnea and Alzheimer's

New research shows damage in the brain starts in the same place and spreads in the same way in sleep apnea, as in Alzheimer's disease. The study is the first to find Alzheimer's-like ...

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