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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
  • Knowable Magazine
Once thought to merely coordinate movement, this region of the brain is proving to exert greater influence on cognition, emotion, and other functions.
  • Knowable Magazine
The links between nerve cells, called synapses, allow us to learn and adapt, and hold clues to conditions such as autism, schizophrenia, and more.
  • Knowable Magazine
Dopamine works as a crucial messenger in our brains, with imbalances causing a variety of brain disorders.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Use our Guess the Disorder Quiz and Ask an Expert articles to help your students learn more about mental disorders and the brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
A detailed booklet of symptoms, causes, and treatments for schizophrenia, along with information on how to help and cope.
  • National Institute of Mental Health