Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Kim Eunjoon

By studying the proteins involved in neural synapses, Professor Kim Eunjoon seeks to bridge knowledge gaps in the field of brain disorders, potentially paving the way for improved treatments.

ADHD Research Peer-Reviewed By Children

Brain scans of children with AHDH have shown that differences in the activation of the striatum could explain their difficulty in focusing.

Father’s Age Influences Offspring’s Anxiety

Mouse pups born to older fathers show signs of hyperactivity, researchers say.

Kids With ADHD Could Be More Sensitive To Failure

For children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, if at first they don't succeed, do they try, and try again?

Computer Games Might Benefit Children With ADHD

A small pilot study has shown that game-based neurocognitive training could help manage the symptoms of ADHD in children.

Putting Patients First

What is an academic research organization and how does it benefit patients? We speak to Dr. Teoh Yee Leong, CEO of the Singapore Clinical Research Institute to find out more.

IRBIT Linked To Balanced Social Behaviors In Mice

A study in mice has linked the lack of a protein that regulates the levels of dopamine in the brain to abnormal social interactions in mice.

Why ADHD Brains Don’t Get Facial Expressions

A non-invasive technique reveals that the brains of ADHD children respond to happy faces but not angry ones.

Australians Double Their Antidepressants

The use of antidepressants doubled in Australia between 2000 and 2011, reveals a new study.

Brain Doping: A Quiet Revolution

The use of ‘smart drugs,’ or nootropics, to enhance mental performance is becoming more widespread, writes Zaria Gorvett. But should we be prescribing them to our military... and children?