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Stories by Maia Szalavitz

Dopamine: The Currency of Desire

Dopamine: The Currency of Desire

Rethinking the “pleasure molecule” could help scientists better understand addiction, Parkinson’s disease and motivation 

December 29, 2016 — Maia Szalavitz

Autism--It's Different in Girls

New research suggests the disorder often looks different in females, many of whom are being misdiagnosed and missing out on the support they need

March 1, 2016 — Maia Szalavitz

Trauma in Disguise

A child's hyperactivity may be a symptom of distress

July 30, 2007 — Maia Szalavitz

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