Depression: Blue Lights May Help

Depression: Blue Lights May Help

A biologist at MIT has demonstrated that chronic stress caused by depression can be cured by tricking the brain into remembering a happy memory. Using mice, researchers coded cells that store happy memories to respond when exposed to a blue light. Mice that had undergone chronic stress snapped out of their depression following exposure to […]

Happy Memories-Battling Depression

Happy Memories-Battling Depression

New research suggests that being able to recall happy memories may ease depression. Researchers at MIT say it may be a process of fixing the broken wiring in the brain that contributes to depression. Happy or pleasurable memories help the brain to be resilient in times of depression. Recalling good memories is dependent on neurons […]