The Compartive Neuroscience of Emotional Feelings

Remind me Tell a friend Add to my Google calendar (bCal) Download to my calendar Share The Compartive Neuroscience of Emotional Feelings: Preclinical Models of Depression that have led to 3 Novel Antidepressants Colloquium | December 2 | 12-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall Speaker: Jaak Panksepp, Professor, Washington State University Sponsor: Institute of Personality and Social Research Animal Models of emotions, properly conceptualized, can lead to a constitutive understanding of mammalian (including human) primal emotional feelings. This knowledge may offer new human psychiatric insights. I will summarize how our studies of the SEEKING, PANIC and PLAY systems have led to 3 novel therapeutic strategies. All are currently in successful human testing, including one that reduces suicidality (a target where medicines are scarce). Event Contact: ipsr@berkeley.edu, 510-642-5050


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