ANA Newsletter Aug 2023

Welcome to ANA’s mid-year Newsletter! A big thank you to all our founding members and everyone who joined ANA in the.

Special Discount now available for ANA Members at The Neuro Summit, Lisbon in Oct 2023

ANA is proud to once again be a partner of “The Neuro Summit” which takes place in Lisbon this coming.

Polygenic Risk Scores for Depression

Genetic research has transpired over the last two decades such that people like you and me can find out more about our risk for depression. We know through this research that depression is not influenced by just one gene or even a handful of them, but instead, by polygenic or multiple genes that have small-effect variations associated with depression and that can influence our risk or susceptibility to the disorder. Polygenic Risk Scores or PRS for depression can quantify these contributing effects into a score, so have a predictive ability. Image is courtesy of

Neuroscience of Mental Health – The Effects of Workplace Bullying (perspective article)

Bullying is a major source of stress at work Bullying at work poses a risk of mental health problems Workplace bullying impacts our cognitive abilities and performance

United Against Workplace Bullying Conference 2022

United Against Workplace Bullying Conference 2022 UAWB 2022 will be held online during anti-bullying week 2022 for 3 days with.

World Health Organisation (WHO) Mental Health Report 2022

WHO Mental Health Report 2022 sounds the alarm on a global mental health crisis and an urgent need to commit to.

My Thoughts on the Mozart Kv448 Effect in Research

The Mozart Kv448 effect originates from the claim by Rauscher et al. (1993) that listening ten minutes to the 1st.

Shifting our ideas about… Weight Loss (perspective article)

Reducing calorie intake may not help you lose body weight – true or false? TRUE! Weight-Centred Health Paradigm (WCHP) It’s.

How are fat cells related to depression?

Much literature discusses chronic inflammatory diseases as the most significant cause of mortality and morbidity in the world. Obesity and.

The Executive Function Model in ADHD

I thought that this was the perfect time to get fired up and write about The Executive Function Model in.

How arts can improve your wellbeing

The global shock of the COVID-19 pandemic will have a worldwide mental health repercussion. Isolation, fear of death, increasing unemployment.

The Neuroscience behind Intermittent Fasting

The Valter Longo laboratory recently published key findings on a 5 day periodic dietary intervention called Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD),.

Coping with vaccination (in real-time)

For many, the Covid-19 vaccination program represents the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. For others, it represents.