Brains of depressed kids don’t react strongly to rewards

Brains of depressed kids don’t react strongly to rewards

Brain waves show that clinically depressed children don’t respond to rewards the same way as other children do. Previous research from the same group of scientists found that a reduced ability to experience joy is a key sign of clinical depression in young children. The findings in the new study...

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‘Baby boomers’ on dope: Recreational marijuana use is on the rise among adults over 50

‘Baby boomers’ on dope: Recreational marijuana use is on the rise among adults over 50

The recent legalization of recreational marijuana (cannabis) use in California, Colorado, and Washington reflect the sweeping changes in the attitudes and perceptions towards marijuana use in the United States. Eight states have voted in favor of legal recreational marijuana and 26 states in total allow medicinal marijuana. There is a...

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