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Brain Serotonin Function More Nuanced Than Previously Thought

Serotonin pathways are more nuanced than previously thought, and the existing view should be updated to incorporate a two-pronged model of how the neurotransmitter acts, researchers from Imperial College London suggest. Serotonin, a neurotransmitter which helps brain cells communicate with one another, plays important roles in stabilizing mood and regulating stress. Despite its importance, current […]

Hallucinogens May Help Curb Male Domestic Violence

Psychedelic drugs may help curb domestic violence committed by men with substance abuse problems, according to a recent University of British Columbia study. The research found that 42 per cent of U.S. adult male inmates who did not take psychedelic drugs were arrested within six years for domestic battery after their release, compared to a […]