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depression
19.06.2014

Weizmann Institute scientists “fingerprint” a culprit in depression, anxiety and other mood disorders

 

(l-r) Prof. Dr. Peter Gruss, President of the Max Planck Society, Prof. Daniel Zajfman, President of the Weizmann Institute with the signed agreement
05.03.2014

The Weizmann Institute's Prof. Alon Chen will head the Lab

Jennifer Resnik and Dr. Rony Paz. Differences in perception
05.07.2011

A raised threshold for distinguishing similar stimuli may contribute to post-traumatic stress

 a lion. Survival in the face of adversity
11.05.2011
A trick of the mind that once helped us survive in the jungle may now contribute to post-traumatic stress syndrome.
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An entire mouse brain viewed from above: Neuronal extensions connect the two amygdalas
14.03.2017

Weakening communication between two parts of the brain in mice reduced their fear levels

social fish
21.02.2017

Fish with two genes for a crucial protein are helping researchers understand its function in neurodevelopmental disorders

Brain tissue from genetically engineered mice
13.02.2017

A new neural mechanism is found to regulate the chronic stress response

Yizhar, Chen and Prinz
17.11.2016

A method for switching neurons on and off with light helps pinpoint anxiety neurons in the brain

CRFR1 -- only for emergencies
26.05.2016

A stress receptor in the brain is found to regulate metabolic responses to stressful situations differently in male and female mice

brain and headphones
07.03.2016

Patients may overgeneralize their responses to stimuli, harmful or not