Researchers identify a class of neurons that are most active during non-REM sleep

Typically, pyramidal cells and GABAergic interneurons in the brain are activated simultaneously. A team of neuroscientists at New York University, however, recently identified a unique class of neurons that do not fire at the same time as all principal neurons, cells and interneurons. Interestingly, the team found that these specific […]

More Black mental health workers are needed to 'tackle cultural incompetence'

A student who experienced ‘culturally incompetent’ mental healthcare has launched an initiative to encourage more Black professionals into the field. Kelechi Matthias, a psychology student at the University of Warwick, has experienced first hand what it is like to receive counselling from someone who doesn’t truly understand your lived experiences […]