African Americans who suffer from major depressive disorder are more likely to be misdiagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia than people from other ethnic or racial groups. Findings suggest doctors may be putting more emphasis on psychotic symptoms, rather than depressive symptoms when assessing African American patients. Source Author: neurosciencenews – robotics Date/time: 22nd March 2019, […]Continue reading

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A mathematical algorithm developed by the Blue Brain Project can objectively classify different shapes of neurons in the brain. The algorithm has already helped researchers objectively identify 17 types of pyramidal neurons in the somatosensory cortex of a rat. Source Author: neurosciencenews – robotics Date/time: 22nd March 2019, 03:03

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Delusional thinking is associated with slower alterations in personal belief, a new study reports. People who suffer more delusions also tend to seek out more information prior to making a guess, contradiction previous findings that those with psychosis are more prone to ‘jump to conclusions’. Source Author: neurosciencenews – robotics Date/time: 22nd March 2019, 03:03

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