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Her Depression Was Untreatable — Until Two Electrodes Were Implanted in Her Brain

How researchers are changing the brain’s messaging system to tackle mental health disorders

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There’s a disturbingly long list of ways in which the brain can go wrong. I might name for you a sample of mental health conditions: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, clinical…




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Mark Humphries

Mark Humphries

Theorist & neuroscientist. Writing at the intersection of neurons, data science, and AI. Author of “The Spike: An Epic Journey Through the Brain in 2.1 Seconds”

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