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Stories by Ulrich Kraft

Detecting Autism Early

New techniques could diagnose autism in babies, enabling more effective treatment while the brain is most malleable

June 1, 2007 — Ulrich Kraft

Train Your Brain

Mental exercises with neurofeedback may ease symptoms of attention-deficit disorder, epilepsy and depression--and even boost cognition in healthy brains

June 1, 2007 — Ulrich Kraft

Rhythm and Blues

Abnormal sleeping patterns characterize an array of neuropsychiatric diseases, but resetting the body's clock may alleviate some symptoms

June 1, 2007 — Ulrich Kraft

Detecting Autism Early

New techniques could diagnose autism in babies, enabling more effective treatment while the brain is most malleable

October 4, 2006 — Ulrich Kraft

Natural High

The brain produces its own "marijuana-like" chemicals to protect neurons, and researchers hope to exploit these compounds to ease anxiety, obesity and addiction

July 30, 2006 — Ulrich Kraft

Burned Out

Your job is extremely fulfilling. It is also extremely demanding--and you feel overwhelmed. You are not alone

June 1, 2006 — Ulrich Kraft

Train Your Brain

Mental exercises with neurofeedback may ease symptoms of attention-deficit disorder, epilepsy and depression--and even boost cognition in healthy brains

February 1, 2006 — Ulrich Kraft

Mending the Spinal Cord

Researchers are finding ways to help nerves regenerate, and hope for therapies is growing

October 1, 2005 — Ulrich Kraft

Lighten Up

Seasonal affective disorder—the winter blues—can be lifted with bright light, as long as treatment is timed properly

September 21, 2005 — Ulrich Kraft

Unleashing Creativity

Moments of brilliance arise from complex cognitive processes. Piece by piece, researchers are uncovering the secrets of creative thinking

April 1, 2005 — Ulrich Kraft