Month: April 2017

Stress in early life – the impact on mental illness

Posted on 25 April 2017 by Anna Moon

You’re under threat. Your brain reacts instantly. Like a runner at the start line of a race, it springs into action as if the threat was a gunshot. The hypothalamus gets the ball rolling, sending chemicals to the pituitary gland. The pituitary spills out hormones to a second gland, called the adrenal gland. Adrenaline and
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Posted on 6 April 2017 by Professor Kim Graham

Professor Kim Graham is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Dean of Research in the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences at Cardiff University.  She is on the Steering Group of the Dementias Platform UK, and author of an Oxford University Press book entitled, ‘The Evolution of Memory Systems’.  Her research group uses advanced neuroimaging methods,
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