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Constance A. Cummings, PhD (@thefpr_org), is Project Director of the non-profit Foundation for Psychocultural Research, which supports and advances interdisciplinary research and scholarship at the intersection of brain, mind, culture, and mental health and illness. She is co-editor of two volumes published by Cambridge University Press: Formative Experiences: The Interaction of Caregiving, Culture, and Developmental Psychobiology (2010) with biocultural anthropologist Carol Worthman, neurobiologist Paul Plotsky, and child psychiatrist Dan Schechter) and the forthcoming Revisioning Psychiatry: Cultural Phenomenology, Critical Neuroscience, and Global Mental Health with cultural psychiatrist Laurence Kirmayer and psychological anthropologist Rob Lemelson. She received her doctorate in theoretical syntax from New York University and her AB in classics from Brown University.
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This special focus includes reviews by Daniel Schacter & Elizabeth Loftus (memory and law) and Ryan Parsons & Kerry Ressler (ptsd and fear disorders): Editorial Focus on Memory Focus on Memory– pp111 doi:10.1038/nn0213-111 Full TextFocus on Memory | PDF– Focus on Memory topof page Commentary Focus on Memory Memory and law: what can cognitive neuroscience contribute?– pp119–123 Daniel Schacter […]
The show includes Danny Hurley, who shares his first-person experiences with the disorder (link to video).
We believe that these images [of fiber pathways] will be a rich source of biomarkers for diagnosis and management of mental health issues – Van Wedeen, MD, Human Connectome Project BBC’s Pallab Ghosh interviewed Van Wedeen of Massachusetts General Hospital about Ghosh’s own 3-D diffusion spectrum MRI in BBC News – Mind mapping: Inside the brains (via […]
Fourteen years ago, the first article on molecular genetics was published in this journal: Child Development, Molecular Genetics, and What to Do With Genes Once They Are Found (R. Plomin & M. Rutter, 1998). The goal of the article was to outline what developmentalists can do with genes once they are found. These new directions for developmental research are still […]
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