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Your brain is more than a bag of chemicals

Your brain is more than a bag of chemicals | Mental Health & Emotional Wellness | Scoop.it
Modern psychiatric drugs treat the chemistry of the whole brain, but neurobiologist David Anderson believes in a more nuanced view of how the brain functions. He illuminates new research that could lead to targeted psychiatric medications -- that work better and avoid side effects. How's he doing it? For a start, by making a bunch of fruit flies angry. (Filmed at TEDxCaltech.)
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Casablanca's curator insight, April 20, 8:03 PM

Evidently, the chemical imbalance dogma of conventional medicine is wrong, including the mantra that serotonin is the happiness chemical:

On the Serotonin Myth, Chemical Imbalance, and Tryptophan Side Effects

 

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