A new study reveals there may be a common underlying genetic basis underlying a person’s disapproval of non-committal sexual behaviors and condemnation of recreational drug use. Findings shed light on how heredity may relate to some of our deepest mora…
Matching the location of a face to the speech sounds a person is producing significantly increases our ability to understand them, especially in noisy environments.
A majority of Parkinson’s patients report a diminished sense of smell, which starts to occur a number of years before the onset of other symptoms. Researchers are exploring whether scent-processing neurons which connect the nose to the brain may play a…
Researchers have created the first body map of sensations experienced during hallucinations in people not experiencing psychosis.
Insufficient sleep can negatively affect walking, specifically how we control stride and gait. Those who experienced a lack of sleep demonstrated less control when they walked.
Increased levels of dopamine release in the basolateral amygdala as a result of stressful situations during infancy could lead to lasting behavioral issues and social difficulties, a new study reports.
Research of lemurs sheds light on the evolutionary origins of musicality in humans.
Contrary to popular myths on stereotypes, women are not more emotional than men, researchers report. A new study reveals men’s emotions fluctuate just as much as women’s do.
A new study reveals the mechanisms by which neurons and astrocytes work together to form synapses.
A new mouse study reveals the impact of air pollution on male fertility. Researchers report air pollution reduces sperm count in mice by inducing inflammation in specific brain areas.
Bach1, a protein that blocks the expression of genes associated with neuroprotection, has been implicated in Parkison’s disease. Researchers say blocking Bach1 slows the deterioration of brain cells in preclinical models of Parkinson’s disease.
Older adults who studied to learn a new language showed similar improvements in critical cognitive skills as those who used brain training apps to stay sharp.
Artificial intelligence sheds new light on how the brain processes language. Researchers report the human brain may use next word prediction to drive language processing.
Researchers explore the history and cultural impact of superstitions, shedding new light on why people continue to believe the unbelievable.
Reducing tau can prevent abnormal brain activity associated with Alzheimer’s disease, autism, and epilepsy.
Many teens cite a desire to get a COVID vaccine in order to do their part and protect the health of those more vulnerable in their families and communities.
Study reveals why select members of a termite community experience brain changes in anticipation of cognitive demands.
A new study aims to generate a model of how the brain and body fat communication system controls the production and release of leptin. The study aims to discover how metabolism is regulated under different environmental challenges.
While the positive impact of breastfeeding on babies is well known, little is known about the positive benefits for the mother. A new study reveals women who breastfed their children performed better on cognitive tests at age 50 than those who fed thei…
While a low-protein diet can accelerate neurodegeneration, consuming Amino LP7, a combination of essential amino acids, could slow the progression or inhibit the development of dementia.