Julia Ebert, a third-year behavioral neuroscience major, has been awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Psychology and math professors named University Distinguished Professors, and undergraduate and graduate College of Science students honored for their work.
Several College of Science Seniors and Juniors have been honored.
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The College of Science would like to invite you to take part in a “virtual welcome day” Saturday, February 16, 2013. The event kicks off at 12 p.m., and will continue throughout the day, highlighting each of our programs. The…
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Nearly half a million children in the U.S. take antidepressants. In 2007, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a warning for fluoxetine, one of the most highly prescribed psychiatric medications.
Release: Fluoxetine Increases Aggressive Behavior, Affects Brain Development Among Adolescent Hamsters
Fluoxetine was the first drug approved by the FDA for major depressive disorder (MDD) in children and adolescents, and to this date, it remains one of only two selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) registered for treatment of MDD in children and adolescents, despite reports that indicate this class of drugs is associated with side effects, such as agitation, hostility and aggression.
As a high school freshman in India, Jigar Mehta started a small nonprofit organization called Give a Week, which engaged students in community service projects for one week each month.