Mary  Crocker Cook

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7 Ways Childhood Adversity Can Change Your Brain

If you’ve ever wondered why you’ve been struggling a little too hard for a little too long with chronic emotional and physical health conditions that …

Emotions Directly Influence Learning and Memory Processes

<b>A groundbreaking new study at the University of Haifa has found for the first time that emotions are not only the product of the processing of</b> …

Neuroscience

The Science of Addiction

APA format:<p>Genetic Science Learning Center. (2013, August 30) The Science of Addiction: Genetics and the Brain. Retrieved May 22, 2018, from …

Genetics

The Fight for the Overdose Drug

The campaign to get Naloxone—the substance that can reverse the effects of an otherwise-lethal heroin overdose—into the hands of the police, families, and addicts<p>Alexander Walley was a twentysomething medical student when he witnessed the power of naloxone. It was the midnight shift at the …

What causes 'tunnel vision' in addiction? - Futurity

New research with rats and sugar suggests that the amygdala may have a role in generating focused and almost exclusive desire as seen in addiction.

How learning about this animal changes brains - Futurity

Researchers taught people about unfamiliar animals while conducting fMRI imaging. The findings suggest everyone's brain shares a "filing system."

This Nifty Infographic Is a Great Introduction to Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Therapy

Did you know you can rewire your brain? Neuroscientific research breakthroughs are revealing fascinating new truths about the malleability of our …

The Brain