Category Archives: Psychiatry

BrainiYak is being reconstructed Comments Off on BrainiYak is being reconstructed

I am reconstructing BrainiYak in an attempt to make it less visually busy. Please give me a few a days. This post is categorized under Psychiatry because WordPress’s obstacles to combined aesthetic and practical sense is toying with my mood. So to speak. BrainiYak’s Category list is gone for good, I think. WordPress makes it […]

Types of gut microbiota in mice may negatively affect neuro myelination — as well induce depressive-like behaviors — this clever experiment might eventually lead to significant medical advances Comments Off on Types of gut microbiota in mice may negatively affect neuro myelination — as well induce depressive-like behaviors — this clever experiment might eventually lead to significant medical advances

© 2016 Peter Free Citation — to study Mar Gacias, Sevasti Gaspari, Patricia Mae-Santos, Sabrina Tamburini, Monica Andrade, Fan Zang, Nan Shen, Vladimir Tolstikov, Michael A Kiebish, Jeffrey L Dupree, Venetia Zachariou, Jose C Clemente, and Patrizia Casaccia, Microbiota-driven transcriptional changes in prefrontal cortex override genetic differences in social behavior, eLife, DOI: 10.7554/eLife.13442 (20 April […]

LSD apparently overcomes the brain’s functionally separated modular network — by globalizing communication activity — thereby producing ego-dissolving impressions of reality Comments Off on LSD apparently overcomes the brain’s functionally separated modular network — by globalizing communication activity — thereby producing ego-dissolving impressions of reality

© 2016 Peter Free Citation — to study Enzo Tagliazucchi,correspondenceemail, Leor Roseman, Mendel Kaelen, Csaba Orban, Suresh D. Muthukumaraswamy, Kevin Murphy, Helmut Laufs, Robert Leech, John McGonigle, Nicolas Crossley, Edward Bullmore, Tim Williams, Mark Bolstridge, Amanda Feilding, David J. Nutt, and Robin Carhart-Harris, Increased Global Functional Connectivity Correlates with LSD-Induced Ego Dissolution, Current Biology, DOI: […]

Highly questionable inferences — regarding the association of hostility in youth — with allegedly reduced cognitive ability at middle age Comments Off on Highly questionable inferences — regarding the association of hostility in youth — with allegedly reduced cognitive ability at middle age

© 2016 Peter Free Citation — to study Emiliano Albanese, Karen A. Matthews, Julia Zhang, David R. Jacobs Jr, Rachel A. Whitmer, Virginia G. Wadley, Kristine Yaffe, Stephen Sidney, and Lenore J. Launer, Hostile attitudes and effortful coping in young adulthood predict cognition 25 years later, Neurology, DOI: 10.​1212/​WNL.​0000000000002517 (online before print, 02 March 2016) […]

The raging “lunatic” next to you — probably has a lower volume of gray matter in areas that count than you do — a reduced gray matter defense? Comments Off on The raging “lunatic” next to you — probably has a lower volume of gray matter in areas that count than you do — a reduced gray matter defense?

© 2016 Peter Free Citation — to study Emil F. Coccaro, Daniel A. Fitzgerald, Royce Lee, Michael McCloskey, and K. Luan Phan, Frontolimbic Morphometric Abnormalities in Intermittent Explosive Disorder and Aggression, Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging 1(1): 32-38, DOI: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2015.09.006 (January 2016) Citation — to press release Rhiannon Bugno, People Who Experience Rage Attacks […]