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An inner look into the minds and brains of people with OCD

5 October 2017

A research team led by Dr Benedetto De Martino (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) devised a mathematical model to understand what causes obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and found that people with OCD develop an internal, accurate sense of how things work but do not use it to guide behaviour. Read: Scientific American