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Your brain is more than a bag of chemicals: David Anderson at TEDxCaltech
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Added Jan 31, 2013
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“We have an oversimplified and increasingly outmoded view of the biological basis of psychiatric disorders.”

Professor David Anderson believes that the traditional view of psychiatric disorders -- that they are the product of a simple chemical imbalance -- is outdated and even dangerous. Drawing from thorough research into the workings of the fruit fly brain, Anderson portrays a significantly more complicated picture of how the brain works that may pave the way for a new class of psychiatric drugs.