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The Dynamic Functional Capacity Theory: A neuropsychological model of intense emotions
The music-evoked emotion literature implicates many brain regions involved in emotional processing but is currently lacking a model that specifically explains how they temporally and dynamically interact to produce intensely ...
Shared Resistance to Aging and ALS in Neuromuscular Junctions of Specific Muscles
Normal aging and neurodegenerative diseases both lead to structural and functional alterations in synapses. Comparison of synapses that are generally similar but respond differently to insults could provide the basis for ...
Motor Deficits and Decreased Striatal Dopamine Receptor 2 Binding Activity in the Striatum-Specific Dyt1 Conditional Knockout Mice
DYT1 early-onset generalized dystonia is a hyperkinetic movement disorder caused by mutations in DYT1 (TOR1A), which codes for torsinA. Recently, significant progress has been made in studying pathophysiology of DYT1 ...
Posttraumatic Stress Among Students After the Shootings at Virginia Tech
(Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 2011-07-18)
On April 16, 2007, in the worst campus shooting incident in U.S. history, 49 students and faculty at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) were shot, of whom 32 were killed. A cross-sectional ...
Enduring deficits in memory and neuronal pathology after blast-induced traumatic brain injury
(Nature Publishing Group, 2015-11-05)
Self-Regulation Deficits Explain the Link between Reactive Aggression and Internalizing and Externalizing Behavior Problems in Children
(Springer/Plenum Publishers, 2013-03-01)
Childhood aggression is often associated with significant psychosocial maladjustment; however, adjustment difficulties may vary based on the function of aggression. The present study used the Behavior Rating Inventory of ...
Evaluating Change in Social Skills in High-Functioning Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder Using a Laboratory-Based Observational Measure
(Sage Publications Inc, 2015-03-01)
Despite the impact of social disability on the lives of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), we know little about how to assess clinical improvement in this domain. This is a preliminary study of the potential ...
Dopamine Stimulates Propagation of Toxoplasma gondii Tachyzoites in Human Fibroblast and Primary Neonatal Rat Astrocyte Cell Cultures
(American Society of Parasitology, 2012-12-01)
Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate intracellular parasite often found in the brain of humans. Research has shown a correlation between prevalence of antibody titers to T. gondii and psychological illness in humans. Recent ...
Supporting maintenance of sugar-sweetened beverage reduction using automated versus live telephone support: findings from a randomized control trial
Abstract Background Although reducing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) intake is an important behavioral strategy to improve health, no known SSB-focused behavioral trial has ...
Hypothalamus-adipose tissue crosstalk: neuropeptide Y and the regulation of energy metabolism
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2014-06-10)
Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is an orexigenic neuropeptide that plays a role in regulating adiposity by promoting energy storage in white adipose tissue and inhibiting brown adipose tissue activation in mammals. This review describes ...