Archives for March, 2008 - Page 3

Brain and Behavior

Can Stress Damage the Brain?

Sadly, a growing field of scientific inquiry includes individuals who experience extreme stress while serving the military. The combat exposure leaves many diagnosed with the psychiatric condition of post-traumatic...
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Brain and Behavior

How We Connect to Others

New research provides insights on our attempt to understand the experiences or thoughts of other individuals. Apparently we use our past experiences to relate to the experiences of others...
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Brain and Behavior

Genes May Increase Risk for PTSD

A new study finds a particular genetic profile appears to increase the risk of posttraumatic stress disorder among adults who were abused in their youth. Emory University researchers hope...
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Brain and Behavior

Meditation Can Help Control BP

A new research analysis concludes that Transcendental Meditation is an effective treatment for controlling high blood pressure. The University of Kentucky meta-analysis is significant as lowered blood pressure is...
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