An overview of the biggest and still unsolved challenges in neuroscience. Article published in the wide-reach Spanish magazine “Muy Interesante”.
We describe the development of a mouse model for a human polymorphism in the serotonin transporter linked to increased anxiety
Given the rise of DIY brain stimulation home users, experts warn on existing risks and point to the importance of following safety guidelines.
A clinical use of placebos would pose an ethical dilemma. Open-label placebos might be an answer. Series: the placebo effect (3/3)
While some scientists have found that placebos may act as moderate analgesics under certain circumstances, and even that such a response can be acquired through a learning intervention, other scientists remain sceptical. Series: the placebo effect (2/3).
What is the placebo effect? Is it a real therapeutic possibility? Is it desirable? Is it avoidable? Series: the placebo effect (1/3)