Amy Arnsten

American neuroscientist

Amy F.T. Arnsten is an American neuroscientist. She is the Albert E. Kent Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology as well as a member of the Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at Yale University.


  • Even quite mild acute uncontrollable stress can cause a rapid and dramatic loss of prefrontal cognitive abilities, and more prolonged stress exposure causes architectural changes in prefrontal dendrites.
    • [1] Amy Arnsten on Stress signalling pathways that impair prefrontal cortex structure and function
  • There is no difference between a mental-health issue and a neurological issue.
    • [2] on neurology
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