David Haggerty


Indiana University School of Medicine

David Haggerty is a neuroscience graduate student at the Indiana University School of Medicine, develops mental health programs for companies and organizations, and writes about research and his love / hate relationship with mental illness. David is a graduate of Indiana University, where he received a B.S. in biology and where he was banned from DJ-ing at his own fraternity for playing only Arcade Fire.

Could raising our body temperature treat depression?

Hyperthermia could be more effective than anti-depressants, with fewer side effects

We need to change the way we think about alcoholism

A neuroscientist argues that genetics alone isn't enough to beat the illness or the stigma

Meet a scientist: David Haggerty, who hates working with mice but does it anyway

"I was trying to figure out what the hell was going on with my own life."

I empathize with anti-vaxxers. Here's how flawed autism science can lead to the wrong conclusions.

Autism research is difficult to understand, and that's our fault as scientists.

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Science doesn't need to be so complicated. The answer: more sensible statistics

Let the battle between human psychology and science have statisticians' supervision

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These researchers want to stop treating depression with trial and error

A promising startup is using deep learning to tailor treatments to patients

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Here's how to avoid outliving your own bones

Hit the gym and find the sunshine vitamin

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Aging is not the inexorable process we thought it was

Can we slow down aging and add decades to lives?

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Scientists have learned to grow brain tissue to 100x (just add water)

A new technique to expand cells seems like science fiction: it lets researchers bypass laws of microscope physics

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