Archives for February, 2009 - Page 3

Short-Term Memory Revealed

For years, researchers have surmised that people voluntarily pick what information they store in short-term memory. Now, using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers can see just what information...
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Child Abuse Alters Brain Gene

Childhood abuse can lead to lasting psychological problems in a person’s life, increasing the risk of depression and even suicide later in life. New research suggests that these problems...
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A New Model for Alzheimer’s

A study from the Buck Institute for Age Research offers a potentially revolutionary new model for Alzheimer’s disease. In an effort to unravel the normal function of a protein...
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Advocacy and Policy

PTSD In The Female Solider

According to military records, as of September 30, 2008 over 200,000 women were serving on active duty. While women are technically barred from serving in combat, they are serving...
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