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Thursday 30th October 2014

Self-guiding axons map out the brain

Self-guiding axons map out the brain
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Scientists at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London have demonstrated for the first time that target-independent communication between axons is essential for the correct wiring in the developing brain.
Date:
30 October 2014
Tuesday 28th October 2014

Using hypnosis to understand symptoms of disorders of thought

Using hypnosis to understand symptoms of disorders of thought
Description
Researchers from the Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science Department at King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) have identified a key region of the brain that gives us the sense that we control our own thoughts and movements.
Date:
28 October 2014

Professor Til Wykes receives Equality of Opportunity Award

Professor Til Wykes receives Equality of Opportunity Award
Description
Professor Til Wykes, Vice-Dean of Psychology and Systems Sciences and Professor of Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation at King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), has been awarded the British Psychological Society (BPS)'s Award for Promoting Equality of Opportunity.
Date:
28 October 2014
Thursday 16th October 2014

Babies' interest in human faces linked to callous and unemotional traits

Babies' interest in human faces linked to callous and unemotional traits
Description
Scientists at King's College London, the University of Manchester, and the University of Liverpool have found that an infant's preference for a person's face, rather than an object, is associated with lower levels of callous and unemotional behaviours in toddlerhood.
Date:
16 October 2014
Friday 10th October 2014

Centre for Global Mental Health celebrates 5th anniversary

Centre for Global Mental Health celebrates 5th anniversary
Description
On World Mental Health Day 2014, the Centre for Global Mental Health is celebrating its 5th anniversary. Since its launch, the CGMH has focused on generating knowledge about mental disorders, improving access to care, building capacity and engaging policy makers.
Date:
10 October 2014
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