A Florida State University researcher has been awarded $5.7 million to conduct two research studies that will give scientists a better understanding of the brain mechanisms surrounding post-traumatic stress disorder and pain, paving the way for safer, more effective treatment options.
Drug and alcohol misuse and addiction are not unique to any one person — many people know someone who has overdosed or they may have a person who has battled dependency in their friend group or family.
Millions of children each year are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, due to difficulties with executive functions, neurological activities supported by the prefrontal and frontal area of the brain.
What makes humans tick? FSU researchers explore brain’s sensory network to understand how brain perceives threat
A Florida State University researcher’s work to understand exactly what part of the brain is involved in disorders such as anxiety, PTSD and other phobias is giving scientists and clinicians valuable insights into how to treat such disorders.
Working up an appetite: FSU psychologist awarded $1.6M NIH grant to study how the brain regulates eating behaviors
A Florida State University researcher has received a four-year, $1.6 million grant from the NIH’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to identify the role that a specific group of neurons in the brain play in driving hunger-motivated food seeking and eating.
A study conducted by Florida State University Psychology Professor Chris Martin and a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, shows that a smart phone application they developed can enhance memory function in older adults.
FSU psychologist receives $3.7 million grant to combat anxiety in older adults with Alzheimer’s, cognitive impairment
A Florida State University psychologist has received a five-year, $3.7 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study intervention techniques that aim to combat anxiety in these groups and improve quality of life.
Florida State University College of Medicine researchers have linked aspartame, an artificial sweetener found in nearly 5,000 diet foods and drinks, to anxiety-like behavior in mice.
As many Floridians rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, the psychological toll of the storm may leave scars for years to come.
Hurricane Ian left a path of destruction in its wake, and communities in Florida and elsewhere are working to rebuild in the aftermath. Florida State University faculty are available to speak to media covering post-storm recovery efforts.
A Florida State University professor is being honored by the most prestigious psychological institution in the country on the heels of receiving a major National Institutes of Health grant to expand his research on the treatment of pediatric ADHD.
Sara Hart, W. Russell and Eugenia Morcom Professor of Psychology and Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) faculty member, and Callie Little, research faculty in the Quantitative Methodology and Innovative division of FCRR, have received a $2.9 million grant...