Cerebrum Winter 2022

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B Y T H E N U M B E R S Percentage of people developing eye or ear symptoms after Covid. 1 % studies are the result of

BRAIN IN THE NEWS Links to brain-related articles we recommend > Washington Post: Is there really such a thing as ‘mommy brain’? > Molly Wright: How every kid can thrive by five/TED > The New Yorker: The Science of Mind Reading > The New York Times: Cognitive Rehab: One Patient’s Painstaking Path Through Long Covid Therapy > NBC News: Surgeon general issues rare public health advisory over youth mental health crisis > The New York Times: Nation’s First Supervised Drug Intervention Centers Open in New York > Scientific American Mind: How Brains Seamlessly Switch between Languages > MindSite News: Multilingual learning good for the brain > The New York Times: Why 1,320 Therapists Are Worried About Mental Health in America Right Now > Fast Company: Neuroscientists are using virtual reality to unlock a whole new world of brain research > Washington Post: Is artificial intelligence about to transform the mammogram?

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five years of work by a huge consortium of researchers to identify the myriad of different cell types in the primary motor cortex.

One Half of all mental health disorders show first signs before a person turns 14 years old, and three quarters of mental health disorders begin before age 24.

54 clinical sites were used in a Phase 3 clinical trial to

test lumateperone, a promising new

antipsychotic drug to treat bipolar disorder. THREE HUNDRED FIFTEEN

brains of National Football League players have been diagnosed, posthumously, with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E., a progressive disease in which symptoms can arise long after hits to the head have ceased.

“Neuroethicists need to provide a stronger

voice about what is neuroethics. Most of the populace in many countries are not very clear

& 10 MILLIONMEN...

3 0 , 0 0 0 post-9/11 vets and service members have died by suicide, 4 times the

in America will have an eating disorder at

about neuroethics—are not even aware that something like this exists.” — Nandini Chatterjee Singh , a cognitive

some point in their lives.

number that have died in combat.

neuroscientist and senior project officer at UNESCO at the Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development in New Delhi, India

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