Jan. 29, 2016—In the latest VUCast: Learn about a breakthrough breast cancer test that determines which chemo works best on a tumor; see how obese children's brains are different than those of their healthy-weight peers; and find out how "sticky mittens" could help babies later in life.
Jan. 21, 2016—The brains of children who are obese function differently from those of children of healthy weight, and exhibit an “imbalance” between food-seeking and food-avoiding behaviors, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have found.
May. 1, 2012—A new brain imaging study that has found an individual’s willingness to work hard to earn money is strongly influenced by the chemistry in three specific areas of the brain.
Apr. 6, 2012—Vanderbilt University has emerged as one of the nation’s leading academic centers in neuroscience.
Dec. 6, 2011—Recreational use of the "rave" drug Ecstasy is associated with chronic changes in the human brain.
May. 5, 2011—Recreational Ecstasy use is associated with a chronic change in brain function, raising concerns about proposals to use it to treat post-traumatic stress and other disorders.
Mar. 4, 2011—Just a few sessions on the treadmill can prevent marijuana cravings and use, new research finds.