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The golden age of computational psychiatry is within sight

Nature Human Behaviour volume 1, Article number: 0047 (2017) | Download Citation

Clinically useful tools to identify the aberrant neural circuitry in individuals with psychiatric illness are lacking, as are treatments that do more than just address symptoms. Neuroplasticity-based treatments and computational neuroscience may hold some of the keys to unlocking the golden age of psychiatry.

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  1. Sophia Vinogradov is Professor and Department Head of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55454, USA.

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S.V. is University of Minnesota principal investigator on a Small Business Innovation Research grant awarded by the National Institutes of Mental Health to Posit Science, Inc., a company with a commercial interest in cognitive training software. The University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Science Institute is one of five collaborators of the sponsor (that is, Posit Science, Inc.). The author is not employed by Posit Science, Inc., does not hold any position within the company, and declares no financial interests in the company.

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https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0047