behavioral neuroscience

DIY Trepanning?

Archaeologists have found skulls dating back as far as 7000 years that show evidence of trepanation (also known as trephining). A cut has been made in the skull. Some of the skulls show bone growth, suggesting that people were able to survive the procedure. What these early surgeons were attempting Read more…

By Laura Freberg, ago
a current story

Medicating ADHD

My students know that I have some major biases (I try to share these upfront), and in particular, I really don’t like the idea of medicating developing brains when alternative treatments are available. I am not a clinician, and I often feel somewhat isolated in taking this viewpoint, but this Read more…

By Laura Freberg, ago