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Huffington Post, 22 March, 2016, “Anxiety Could Be The Reason You Made A Bad Decision.” view article

90.5 WESA, 21 April, 2016, “Anxiety Leads to Bad Decisions, But Why? Researchers Find Surprising Answer.” listen and view article

Psychology Today, 17 March, 2016, “How Does Anxiety Short Circuit the Decision-Making Process?” view article

University of Pittsburgh, 15 March, 2016, “Just Made a Bad Decision? Perhaps Anxiety is to Blame.” view article

University of Pittsburgh, 29 June, 2015, “Why Does the Teen Brain Value Reward over Risk?” view article

University of Pittsburgh, 29 July, 2013, “Adolescents are What They Don’t Eat, Too.” view article

90.5 WESA, 1 August, 2013, “Pitt Researchers Say Diet Links to Hyperactivity, Learning Problems in Teens.”    view article

Pittsburgh Tribune Review, 30, July, 2013, “Pitt Scientists Link Diet, Hyperactivity.”view article

Forbes, 29 October, 2012, “New Study Shows that Omega-3 Supplements Can Boost Memory in Young Adults.” view article

Psych Central, 19 January, 2012, “Rat Study Suggests Different Reward System in Teen Brain.” view article

Live Science, 16 January, 2012, “Why Teens are More Prone to Addiction, Mental Illness.” view article 

Essential Public Radio, 17 January 2012, “Adolescent Brain Responds Differently to Rewards.” view article 

Pitt Chronicle, 23 January 2012, “Science and Technology: Teen Brains Have Increased Vulnerability to Addiction, Other Disorders, Moghaddam-Let Study Finds.” view article

DUQ National Public Radio, 22 February 2010, “Pitt Researchers Look at Adolescent Brains.” view article

United Press International, 23 February 2010, “Study: Teen brain activity unique.” view article

Medical News Today, 23 February 2010, “Certain Perils of Adolescence Could Result From Increased Neural Sensitivity to Teens’ Feelings and Surroundings.”  view article

DUQ National Public Radio, 4 November 2008, “University of Pittsburgh Researcher Shows New Understanding of Schizophrenia.”

The New York Times, 24 February 2008, “Daring to Think Differently About Schizophrenia” by Alex Berenson.    view article

Germany radio (Deutschlandradio), 1 October 2007, “New treatment concept with schizophrenia focuses on glutamate receptor” by Kristin Rabbe

Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 August 2005, “Radical Relief” by Shirley Wang. view article

NewScientist Magazine, 6 March 2004, “The Master Switch” by Emily Singer

University Times, 4 December 2003, “Prestige of Pitt’s Neuroscience Department Lures Yale Professor” by Bruce Steele

Science Magazine, 20 June 2003, New Focus:”Excited by Glutamate”, by Constance Holden. view article

New Haven Register, 29 August 1998, “Yale tests promising schizophrenia drugs on rats” by Abran Katz

Science Magazine, 28 August 1998, News of the Week: “A New Route to Treating Schizophrenia” by Ingrid Wickelgren. view article

Reuters News Agency, Richard Pincock, 27 August 1998