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Articles tagged: neuroscience

Testing A New Addiction Therapy

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

A neuroscientist at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine studies a new way to potentially curb the opioid cravings that contribute to relapse

Helping Women in Recovery

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Creating better animal models may help pregnant women—and support children exposed to opioids in utero.

How Dogs Think

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A scientist explores how genetics and experience shape the canine mind.

Like Minds

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

The similarities between behavioral disorders in people and animals may lead to breakthroughs in the detection and treatment of autism, OCD and other compulsive disorders.

A Thousand Words

Friday, February 1st, 2013

How picture-based thinking makes for hamburger with a heart. Do animals experience fear? “If you want to understand animals, you need to get away from verbal language. Theirs is a world full of picture, sound, taste and touch memories.” —Temple Grandin