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Body ownership is not impaired in schizophrenia

11 Aug 2017

Schizophrenia patients often experience an altered sense of self, for example, as if someone else is controlling their actions. This impairment is described as a deficit in the “sense of agency”, and while it has been well established and linked to problems with sensorimotor brain signals, another category has been left unexplored:

 

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Blocking enzyme linked to Alzheimer’s may reverse memory loss

08-22-2017

Researchers can reverse memory loss in mice by interfering with the enzyme that forms the blockade. The enzyme, known as HDAC2, turns genes off by con...

ICOSR 2017: Modeling Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder in a Dish

08-21-2017

In a plenary talk on Tuesday morning, March 28, at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research meeting in San Diego, Fred Gage of the Salk ...

Smell Test Could Track Alzheimer’s Progression

08-18-2017

Summary: McGill university researchers have devised a new odor identification test that could help doctors predict those at risk of Alzheimer’s and ...

Possible Roots of Schizophrenia Uncovered

08-17-2017

Summary: Researchers report increased levels of methionine during pregnancy can alter the expression of genes linked to schizophrenia in offspring. &n...

ICOSR 2017: Deep Brain Stimulation for Schizophrenia?

08-16-2017

As the 2017 ICOSR meeting wrapped up on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 29, in San Diego, California, researchers gathered for a provocative plenary t...