A machine to treat drug-resistant depression
The Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (CCU) has acquired an equipment to treat patients with drug-resistant depression. The treatment consists in applying a magnetic field to the brain, which in turns generates electrical currents in the nervous tissue which are known to have a therapeutic impact on depression.
Humans of Science: Roberto Keller
Who are today’s scientists? Inspired by the project “Humans of New York”, Ar Magazine turns the spotlight on individual humans of science every month.
Zach Mainen:“We create this incredibly complicated illusion of the real world that is what we experience all the time”
“There seems to be a big gap between the physical universe, that has these objective properties, and one’s own feelings, sensations – this inner world that no one else has any access to. These two things seem to have nothing to do with one another.” – Zach Mainen