Sunlight and Shadow

Looking into the brain

04 Jan 2011

The Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre is a unique venture that brings together scientists and doctors from Cambridge University and Cambridge’s Addenbrookes Hospital for the development of new treatments for patients with brain disorders.

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The swing

A move towards understanding

04 Jan 2011

Professor Daniel Wolpert at Cambridge’s Department of Engineering has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Programme Grant to study the computations the brain performs when controlling our movements.

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Antidepressants can alter peoples’ moral judgement

28 Sep 2010

The most common type of antidepressants, serotonin enhancers, alters peoples moral judgement and leads to a reduction in aggressive behaviour, a study published today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has found.

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Slot Machine

Near misses are like winning to problem gamblers

04 May 2010

The brains of problem gamblers react more intensely to near misses than casual gamblers, new research from the University of Cambridge has found. The results could help explain what keeps problem gamblers betting even though they keep losing.

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