The War Inside: Fighting Depression in the
Holy Land Verge Video, August 20, 2013
Minority and economically disadvantaged seniors are at greater risk for Alzheimer's disease, due to environmental, lifestyle and behavioral factors. In collaboration with local community organizations, we are developing educational and memory fitness programs to promote memory health, cognitive vitality, and a better understanding of Alzheimer's disease among seniors in Greater Newark.
A new brain research and education exchange between Rutgers University-Newark and Al-Quds University Medical School in the Palestinian Territories/West Bank, encompasses programs in basic neuroscience, clinical neurology, psychiatry, neuropsychology, and geriatrics, and is intended to lead towards the foundation of a future Palestinian Neuroscience Institute at Al-Quds University Medical School.
Tomer, R., Slagter, H. A., Christian, B. T., Fox, A. S., King, C. R., Murali, D., Gluck, M. A., & Davidson, R. J., (2014). Love to win or hate to lose? Asymmetry of dopamine D2 receptor binding predicts sensitivity to reward vs. punishment. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. In press.
Herzallah, M. M., Moustafa, A. A., Natsheh, J. Y., Abdellatif, S. M, Taha, M. B., Tayem, Y. I., Sehwail, M. A., Amleh, I., Petrides, G., Myers, C. E, & Gluck, M. A. (2013/in press). Learning from negative feedback in patients with major depressive disorder is attenuated by SSRI antidepressants. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience.
Herzallah, M. M., Moustafa, A. A., Natsheh, J. Y.,Danoun, O. A., Simon, J.R., Tayem, Y. I., Sehwail, M. A., Amleh, I., Bannoura, I., Petrides, G., Myers, E. E, & Gluck, M. A. (2013/in press). Depression impairs learning, whereas the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, paroxetine, impairs generalization in patients with major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23953023)
Recently updated, with a convenient new modular format, Learning and Memory, Second Edition, shows students where the study of learning and memory is and where it is heading. Requiring no prerequisite coursework, this textbook connects learning, memory, and neuroscience. The book compares brain studies and behavioral approaches in human and other animal species, includes extensive clinical perspectives, and is printed in full-color throughout.