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A Brave New World For Psychology?

David Nutt introduces a special issue considering the use of hallucinogens in research and therapy

The psychedelic state is unquestionably one of the most interesting psychological experiences humans can have. 2,532 more words


Digital Clinical - Ushering in new technologies into Clinical Research

What is Digital Clinical?

I noticed this term used quite often in my conversations with customers, colleagues and industry analysts in the last couple of years. 306 more words

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Joys and Frustrations: balancing clinical and academic work

While balancing clinical work and research is no new thing, there aren’t a whole host of paramedics (that I’m aware of) doing it, in the UK at least. 1,123 more words

Facebook Launches Suicide Prevention Initiative

Facebook is partnering with suicide prevention organizations on a new tool to identify people in distress. Forefront research scientist Ursula Whiteside from Forefront and NowMattersNow… 11 more words

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What has neuroscience ever done for us?

Jonathan Roiser (winner of the Society’s Spearman Medal 2013) considers the case of mental health.

Over the past 25 years the pace of progress in neuroscience research has been extraordinary, with advances in both understanding and technology. 3,625 more words


Apple’s “Research Kit” Transforms Clinical Studies

Humans are more comfortable with technology, Internet and IT than ever before. The expansion of smart phones usage to communicate and entertain our selves, in a 24/7 base, made these devices an extension of our hands, brains and personalities. 476 more words


Introduction to CLIA Individualized Quality Control Plans (IQCP)

By Judith Yost, MA, MT (ASCP), Director, Division of Laboratory Services, CMS


To address the needs of the laboratory community in devising an appropriate CLIA–compliant Quality Control (QC) plan, it was important that CMS identify a universal alternative QC protocol that provides quality testing, covers the entire testing process, permits customization for each test system and its environment and considers the affected patients. 1,809 more words