under the microscope

How do optical illusions work?

“The question is whether the “illusion” part is generated in our brains or in the visual data our eyes are sending to our brains. Over the course of three experiments, the scientists say they believe the phenomenon occurs in each […]

under the microscope

FDA approves new antidepressant containing ketamine

“Esketamine represents the first depression drug in years to be approved that works via a completely different mechanism in the brain, as compared to the previous generation of medications. For many with treatment-resistant depression, the new drug offers newfound hope […]