In this interactive resource students will explore the relationship between genes and various disorders such as autism, bipolar, depression, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer's.
In this lesson plan, students reveal their preconceptions about depression, then use G2C Online to learn about symptoms of the disorder, genes, and neurotransmitters associated with it, and challenges involved in diagnosis and treatment.
Students will explore various resources on bipolar disorder. Students can learn about bipolar disorder and how it relates to the following areas of research: genes, biochemical, cells, brain anatomy, cognition, and environment.
In this video and related resources, Professor David Porteous describes how his group was first alerted to the DISC1 gene, which was found in a family with a pedigree of schizophrenia and psychoses.
In this video presentation, Professor David Porteous discusses genes for schizophrenia and points out that susceptibility likely aligns to a combination of genetic variants.
In this video presentation, Professor Pat Levitt defines toxic stress, a term used by neurobiologists to describe negative experiences that can affect brain development.