It’s a lazy Sunday afternoon. Professor Freeman is enjoying the Southern California weather on Professor Domino’s patio. Domino: Will it be Coke or Pepsi, Dr. Freeman? Freeman: That’s an easy choice, Dr. Domino. Domino: Oh, is it? I guess the neurons in your brain have already decided for you. Isn’t there much neuroscience research demonstrating […]
If you’re in a room with ten adults, chances are two of them are going to develop a mental illness –- and only one of them will receive proper treatment. Depending upon the psychiatric condition, common treatments include psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and pharmacotherapy. It is widely known that pharmacological treatment for psychiatric disorders such […]
According to the World Health Organization, smoking is responsible for approximately 6 million deaths in the world every year or one fatality every six seconds. 71% of all lung cancers and 42% of all chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases are attributable to tobacco use. Oddly enough, not everything related to smoking is bad news: smokers seem […]
Every year in our nation’s Capitol, there is a different kind of March Madness, otherwise known as appropriation season. The President typically releases the fiscal year budget to Congress in February (this year, President Obama released Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget on February 9), at which time the budget process is handed over to Congress. […]
Ten minutes before I was scheduled to begin my interview with celebrated writer Steve Silberman, I still had not figured out which questions I wanted to ask him. Staring down at a list of over 50 topics, I was overwhelmed by just how much there is to discuss when it comes to the history of […]
~ This infographic was made in collaboration with Frontiers for Young Minds. Check out the infographic we made for them here. ~ Written by Jillian Shaw. Graphics by Jooyeun Lee.