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Behavioral Neuroscience – Multimedia

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Where Does a Food’s Flavor Come From?

This week's Teach Me in 10 features Dr. Abbey Thiel, known as "Abbey the Food Scientist". In less than 10 minutes, Dr. Thiel explains to us where a food's flavor comes from.
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Placebo Effects Make Good Medicine Better

Prof. Ted Kaptchuk highlights various studies across a variety of disciplines all focused on the power of the placebo effects and the healing encounter.
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Opinionated Science Episode 41: Decoding Pig Grunts, Reviving the Christmas Rat and Your Gut vs Sushi

In the latest Opinionated Science, the TN team looks at a study of pigs’ emotions that may put you off your bacon, discover why an extinct rat shows the challenges of bringing species back from the dead and explore why bacteria of oceanic origin are key to your gut’s ability to digest a humble maki roll.

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A New Class of Drug That Could Prevent Depression and PTSD

Current treatments for depression and PTSD only suppress symptoms, if they work at all. What if we could prevent these diseases from developing altogether? Neuroscientist and TED Fellow Rebecca Brachman shares the story of her team's accidental discovery of a new class of drug that, for the first time ever, could prevent the negative effects of stress -- and boost a person's ability to recover and grow. Learn how these resilience-enhancing drugs could change the way we treat mental illness.
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5 Influential Neuroscientists, Past and Present

Read this listicle to discover five inspiring neuroscientists and why their influence on other researchers will likely endure well into the future of science.
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Opinionated Science Episode 38: Do Gut Microbes Play a Role in Autism?

In this episode, the team examine a new study that challenges the notion that gut microbes may play a causal role in autism spectrum disorder. Might a link once ascribed to signaling from the gut’s nervous system actually just be a consequence of restricted diet?
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Antihistamines for Everything?

When you think of antihistamines, you're probably only thinking about getting rid of a runny nose, but we're learning that antihistamines can be used for nausea, insomnia and even depression.
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How Menopause Affects the Brain

Neuroscientist Lisa Mosconi reveals how decreasing hormonal levels affect brain aging.
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Ketamine, MDMA, DMT and Psilocybin: A Closer Look at Four Psychedelics

Treatments using psychedelics are making waves in psychiatric medicine. In this article we explore the background, mechanisms of action and therapeutic applications of four leading psychedelic drugs.
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Gut Feeling: How the Gut–Brain Axis Affects Our Mood

Download this listicle to learn more about correlations between the gut–brain axis and personality, how life events impact the gut microbiota and stress response, pain from the gut and in the gut, the microbiota and the immune system.
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