Thomas Insel

May. 31, 2013

Bad Diagnosis for New Psychiatry "Bible"

Many experts say the DSM's approach to mental illness is outdated, and it's time to move on.

brain, mental health, mental illness, psychiatry, psychiatrist

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The Future Of Fast-acting Depression Medication

Researchers think that studying the actions of ananaesthetic could lead to better, faster-acting antidepression medications.

brain, mental health, depression

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\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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