Researchers report emotional experiences can influence memory and physiological states for an extended period of time. Additionally, non emotional experiences that follow emotional ones can are remembered some time later.
A new study reveals fMRI imaging and behavioral measures could be biomarkers for predicting those at risk of developing psychosis. Researchers report people at risk of psychosis have problems in activating the striatum when they receive feedback based learning.
A new study which looked at eye movement in patients with Schizophrenia provides evidence of difficulties in reading fluency. The findings could help to provide early identification of the mental illness for some individuals.
Ketamine may improve brain functions involved in mood regulation, researchers report.
For those with treatment resistant depression, a new study reports ECT may not only be the most effective treatment, but also the most cost effective.
Drugs that block dopamine D4 receptors have been used to reduce behaviors associated with compulsive gambling in rat models, a new study reports.
GABA concentration within the hippocampus may predict a person's ability to block memory retrieval and prevent unwanted thoughts from occurring, a new study reports.
Researchers have identified a range of psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia and autism, that share physical characteristics at the molecular level. Specifically, the study identifies common patterns of neural gene expression. In addition, researchers note important differences in gene expression that distinguish the disorders.