David Haggerty

Neuroscience

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.

David has authored 4 articles

Could raising our body temperature treat depression?

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

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We need to change the way we think about alcoholism

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

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

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

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Gabe Stein

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

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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

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

Irineo Cabreros

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These researchers want to stop treating depression with trial and error

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

Lauren Mackenzie Reynolds

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Here's how to avoid outliving your own bones

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Hit the gym and find the sunshine vitamin

Emily Atkinson

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Aging is not the inexorable process we thought it was

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Can we slow down aging and add decades to lives?

Anastasia Gorelova

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Why scientists are exploring sleep deprivation as a treatment for depression

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With an important caveat, losing sleep appears to have significant short-term effects on depression

Jack Barton

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The 'drunken monkey' argument: are we predisposed to alcohol addiction?

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Biologists have found a genetic mutation that may explain why humans like a damaging habit

Irene Park

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

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

Gregory Logan-Graf

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