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Neural connections form at the tips of brain cell’s branch-like extensions
Sleep May Trim Neural Connections to Restore Learning Ability

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Sleep may be the price we pay for the ability to learn. It streamlines neural connections for optimal efficiency.

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LSD in its receptor
Revealed: LSD Docked in its Human Brain Target

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Scientists have discovered the molecular structure of LSD in its human brain receptor.

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Two NIMH Grantees Receive Prestigious Presidential Award

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The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) congratulates two NIMH grantees, Mary Kay Lobo from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Eric Morrow from Brown University, who are among the 102 scientists and researchers receiving the 2017 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

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PMDD Linked to Gene Network

Researchers have discovered molecular mechanisms that may underlie a woman’s susceptibility to disabling irritability, sadness, and anxiety in the days leading up to her menstrual period.

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Men and Depression: Tuffy Sierra, Trauma and Recovery Specialist

Men and Depression: Tuffy Sierra, Trauma and Recovery Specialist

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Men and Depression: Melvin Martin, Marketing Executive

Men and Depression: Melvin Martin, Marketing Executive

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