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The inability to construct a future

Posted Dec 01 2010 12:43pm
So much to learn, but progress does happen - in understanding and in explaining what there is to know:
Clear New Insights into the Genetics of Depression

Also on the science front
"it doesn’t work in patients. And patients are what matters." News on a failed drug, corporate evil, and what this could mean for how we research depression in general.

Kids (and Animals) Who Fail Classic Mirror Tests May Still Have Sense of Self I'm thinking it's the mirror that's broken...

You've probably seen this one already but I just have to make a Perfect Pith Award to Dr. B for the line "anorexia is not a good contraceptive" in Women with anorexia nervosa more likely to have unplanned pregnancies.
 
And leaving you with this:
Participants Needed for Study of Sensory Integration and Body Image in Anorexia Nervosa
Researchers in the lab of Dr. VS Ramachandran in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, San Diego are recruiting individuals ages 13-55 who are currently underweight and have a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa.  We are studying how sensory integration relates to disturbances in body image.  The study involves 1 hour of behavioral testing on the main UCSD campus for $20, then (optional) about 3 hours of brain imaging (MEG and MRI) with tapping of clothed body parts at an imaging center near campus, paid $20 per hour.  For more information or to inquire about participation please email Laura Case at the Center for Brain and Cognition, UCSD: lkcase@ucsd.edu .
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