Tag Archives: Amygdala

Anxiety disorders: Management in the bed

For the first time researchers have been able to alleviate concrete anxieties during sleep. The length of sleep seems to play an important role here. The new approach could be useful in the treatment of phobias. more...

Article by Sonja Schmitzer

The bigger the network the bigger the amygdala

Those who have many other members of the species around them need a bigger brain to control all these relationships. That's what the "social brain" theory upholds. US brain researchers now show that the size of the amygdala is a measure of sociability in humans. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

A Nap with the Scalpel

Whoever does not give his or her brain some rest on a regular basis has to be aware of blackouts. There are various ways to achieve longer "mileage": Coffee, power pills or even better the "cat-nap"? But in general there is always this one question: Just how dangerous more...

Article by Erich Lederer
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