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News - Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychiatric Disorders

Empathy chimpanzees offer is key to understanding human engagement (03/11/2014)

Elephants reassure others in distress (02/18/2014)

Learning About Love From Prairie Vole Bonding (02/09/2014)

Identification of gene that influences joint attention in chimpanzees provides insight into autism spectrum disorders (02/05/2014)

Researchers Identify Gene that Influences the Ability to Remember Faces (12/23/2013)

Mice can inherit learned sensitivity to a smell (12/02/2013)

Young Apes Manage Emotions Like Humans (10/14/2013)

ION@Yerkes Accepting Applications; Summer 2013 Program Open to High School Students and Middle and High School Teachers (02/01/2013)

Institute of Medicine Elects Yerkes Researcher (10/15/2012)

Larry Young's First Book Released Today (09/13/2012)

National PTSD Consortium to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment (08/14/2012)

Dr. Larry Young Teaches Neuroscience to Tibetan Monks (06/11/2012)

New Biological Pathway Identified for PTSD (02/24/2011)

Yerkes Researcher Mike Davis, PhD, featured on Emory Health Now Blog (02/04/2011)

Exploring the Social Brain: New Emory Center Focuses on Research Discoveries, Treatments for Autism, Schizophrenia (02/01/2011)

Yerkes Researchers Present at 40th Annual Society for Neuroscience Conference (11/12/2010)

Brain Scientists Extend Map of Fear Memory Formation (01/28/2010)

Yerkes Researchers Create First Transgenic Prairie Voles (12/01/2009)

Yerkes Researchers Show Early Life Nurturing Impacts Later Life Relationships (08/27/2009)

Yerkes Researcher Discusses the Neuroscience Behind Love (01/07/2009)

Childhood Abuse and Variation in Stress Gene Increases Risk of Severe PTSD Symptoms (03/18/2008)

Junk DNA Shapes Social Behavior (06/09/2005)

Yerkes and CBN Researchers Make Promiscuous Animals Monogamous by Manipulating Genes (06/16/2004)

Reward Mechanism Involved in Addiction Likely Regulates Pair Bonds Between Monogamous Animals (01/19/2004)

Yerkes Research Center Receives Five-Year, $9.5 Million Grant To Study Oxytocin