Joe Herbert M.B, Ph.D.

Joe Herbert, M.B., Ph.D., is an emeritus professor of neuroscience and former chair of the Graduate School of Biosciences at the University of Cambridge. His research of the interaction between hormones and the brain spans both experimental and clinical studies, including experimental studies on sex behavior; stress, corticoids and their effects on the formation of new cells in the brain; the roles of genes, psychosocial environment and hormones in the risk for depression, and depression as a risk for later Alzheimer’s disease; and the influence of genes and hormones on financial decision-making and risk perception. 

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Hormones and the Brain

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