jaak Panksepp

Jaak Panksepp

PULLMAN, Wash — Washington State University lost a remarkable scholar and colleague on April 18, when Dr. Jaak Panksepp passed away due to cancer.

Hope for depression research flourishing

Molecular, genetic therapies Hope for depression research flourishing   Cover photo from iStock       Depression killed my father.   I still remember the gold plaid skirt I wore to the funeral – looking down at the frozen ground by the gravesite. The numbness of that cold afternoon followed me like a fog to […]

The neuroscience of emotions

Jaak Panksepp will discuss the nature of emotional feelings in the mammalian brain on April 20 from 3-5 p.m. in room 147 of the Academic Center at 600 North Riverpoint Blvd in Spokane.  Panksepp will explain the implications of this work for understanding and treating emotional disorders such as autism and promoting emotional well-being. Afterward, […]