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Do male and female brains process depression differently?

Major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, carrying with it the heaviest burden of disability among mental and behavioral disorders. Depression affects twice as many women as men, regardless of racial and ethnic background or income....

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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We often attribute financial problems to bad life decisions: Why didn't that person stay in college? Why didn't they pick a more lucrative career? Why did they have so many kids? But several recent studies suggest that having less money can actually affect thinking and memory...

source: The Atlantic

We often ask a lot of our brains. Solving problems requires holding many pieces of information in our minds simultaneously, so we can compare and combine them to come up with creative solutions. That all-important ability is called "working memory," and it takes considerable...

source: Pacific Standard

More than 2,000 years ago, the semi-mythical father of medicine, Hippocrates of Kos, challenged the spiritualists of his time with a bold claim about the nature of the human mind. In response to supernatural explanations of mental phenomena, Hippocrates insisted that "from...

source: Aeon

The more intelligent a person, the fewer connections there are between the neurons in his cerebral cortex. This is the result of a study conducted by neuroscientists working with Dr Erhan Genç and Christoph Fraenz at Ruhr-Universität Bochum; the study was performed...

source: RUB via NeuroscienceNews

In research shortly before his death in 1954, Alan Turing used mathematics to explore how forms emerge, yielding insights that are now being applied to problems like desalination.

source: The New York Times

Transferring memories from one living thing to another sounds like the plot of an episode of "Black Mirror." But it may be more realistic than it sounds — at least for snails. In a paper published in the journal eNeuro, scientists...

source: The New York Times

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