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#8: Mitul Mehta - How brain scanners can help us revolutionise psychiatric drugs

#8: Mitul Mehta - How brain scanners can help us revolutionise psychiatric drugs

Podcast: New Scientist: The Big InterviewEpisode: #8: Mitul Mehta - How brain scanners can help us revolutionise psychiatric drugsPub date: 2020-06-17Mitul Mehta is professor of neuroimaging and psychopharmacology at King’s College London. New Scientist reporter Clare Wilson talked to Mehta about how brain scanners offer an unrivalled chance to open a window onto brain conditions and mental health conditions and see how the brain responds to treatments. They discuss hypnosis, and how suggestibility plays a role in the placebo effect, and they explore whether drugs used to increase memory and motivation in ill patients may be used as enhancement tools by healthy people in the future. To find out more, subscribe at newscientist.com/podcasts.Please vote for New Scientist Weekly for the Listeners’ Choice award at the British Podcast Awards: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/voteThe podcast and artwork embedded on this page are from New Scientist, which is the property of its owner and not affiliated with or endorsed by Listen Notes, Inc.

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