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NIMH’s Thomas Insel on a New Understanding of the Brain

Director of the National Institute for Mental Health Thomas Insel gives a TED Talk on the new domain criteria research direction, and how an important first step is to reframe mental illness as brain disorders.

By doing so, diverse fields like psychology, cognitive science, molecular neuroscience, genetics, psychiatry, and more can work together toward a new understanding of the mind.

NIMH’s Thomas Insel on a New Understanding of the Brain

Sandra Kiume

Sandra Kiume is a mental health advocate from Vancouver, Canada, and the founder of @unsuicide. Along with maintaining Channel N, she contributes to World of Psychology.


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Kiume, S. (2013). NIMH’s Thomas Insel on a New Understanding of the Brain. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 15, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2013/05/nimhs-thomas-insel-on-a-new-understanding-of-the-brain/

 

Last updated: 19 May 2013
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 19 May 2013
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