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Clocks & Sleep

Hit the sleep ‘sweet spot’ to keep brain sharp

Posted on October 20, 2021

Too little and too much sleep linked to cognitive decline Read More

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Emotional aspects of chronic pain isolated in brain circuitry

Posted on October 18, 2021

Animal study could help ID new treatment targets for negative emotions linked to pain Read More

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Creed honored for research involving mood, chronic pain, substance use

Posted on October 8, 2021

Neuroscientist receives award from Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Read More

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$35 million to support study of sleep disorder linked to neurodegeneration

Posted on October 5, 2021

International team seeks hidden signs of brain damage in REM behavior disorder Read More

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‘Fight or flight’ – unless internal clocks are disrupted, study in mice shows

Posted on October 1, 2021

From the WashU Newsroom… For humans and animals, many aspects of normal behavior and physiology rely on the proper functioning of the body’s circadian clocks. Here’s how it’s supposed to work: Your brain sends signals to your body to release different hormones at certain times of the day. For example, you get a boost of the hormone cortisol — nature’s built-in alarm system — right before you usually wake up. But hormone release actually relies on the … Read More

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