New understanding about ketamine's antidepressant effect could lead to the development of new, safer and quicker ways to treat depression.
Researchers identified specific neurons in the medial prefrontal cortex, called self monitoring error neurons, that fire immediately after people make a mistake.
Researchers explore the effect psychedelics have on the brain and how they are effective at treating depression.
S1PR3, a receptor found on the surface of brain cells, may play a key role in stress resilience. Veterans with severe PTSD symptoms had lower levels of the S1PR3 protein in their blood than peers without the disorder.
A new study reports reducing the strength of communication between the amygdala and prefrontal cortex helps reduce fear levels in mice.
Following a month of treatment with deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS), people with OCD reported a 45.2% reduction in symptom severity.
Researchers report early indicators of depression and anxiety may be evident in the brain from birth.
In a study exploring the neural correlates of the fight or flight response, people who choose to flee perceive a greater threat, leading them to behaviorally and mentally disengage from a situation, researchers report.