Nature Versus Nurture: Environmental Factors In Autism

The cause of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been a question asked for years. Many have speculated yet the definite cause has yet to be articulated. Genes have been a large focus for researchers. However, with the increasing knowledge of epigenetics the role of the environment must also be researched. Resulting in the classic question…
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The Beautiful Mind Of Schizophrenia

A Beautiful Mind tells the story of a mathematician, John Nash, and his journey with schizophrenia. This movie gives a Hollywood look into the devastating effects this mental illness had on John’s life. However, scientifically what does this beautiful mind look like? Researchers are still trying to pin point the cause of schizophrenia, however, they…
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