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Is There a Mental Health Equivalent of Clean Water?

The last 150 years have brought tremendous gains in public health and biomedicine that have improved well-being and survival around the globe, yet mental health has lagged behind.

Systematic Methods for Analyzing Culture: A New Book Co-Authored by Jeffrey Snodgrass

CMB network member Jeff Snodgrass is co-author of a forthcoming…

How God Becomes Real: A new book by Tanya Luhrmann

We're excited to announce that CMB network member Tanya Luhrmann…

Digital Social Connection and Immune Biology During COVID-19

CMB member Jeffrey Snodgrass has been awarded an NSF to study…

Social Science Perspectives on “The New Normal”

McGill's Culture, Mind, and Brain and Global Mental Health programs jointly sponsor an online roundtable discussion, hosted by McGill CMB Program co-director Samuel Veissière.

Owning Our Madness: Honoring Cultural Psychiatrist Frederick Hickling

Dr. Hickling, who died on May 7 “after a sudden illness . . . was a giant in the global movements for deinstitutionalization, community mental health and cultural psychiatry,” according to McGill CMB program co-director Laurence Kirmayer and McGill cultural psychiatrist Jazwant Guzder.

Social-Cultural Computational Psychiatry & Neuroscience Network Videos Now Available on YouTube

We are thrilled to announce that Maxwell Ramstead has posted several videos from the CMB Network-funded inaugural Social-Cultural Computational Psychiatry & Neuroscience Network Workshop (4–8 Nov 2019) on YouTube. Below are two talks by Guillaume Dumas on Open Science and Hyperscanning.

Emory-Tibet Partnership Reaches a Milestone!

CMB co-director Carol Worthman and colleagues celebrate completion of the roll-out phase for incorporation of science into the Tibetan Buddhist monastic curriculum (presented to the Dalai Lama on 12/14, along with seven neuroscience books/primers we published).

Results of First Round of Funding for CMB Research Network

We are delighted to report the results of our first round of…