Study of LSD Microdosing Doesnâ€™t Show a Therapeutic Effect
Researchers say they have found no evidence LSD microdosing improves mood or cognitive function.
Exposure to Chemical Mixtures During Pregnancy Alters Brain Development
Exposure to a complex mixture of endocrine-disrupting chemicals during pregnancy impacts brain development and language acquisition in children.
Scientists Reveal How Venus Fly Traps Snaps Shut
Researchers have revealed the 3d structure of the Flycatcher1 protein channel which enables the Venus flytrap to close in response to prey. The findings shed light on how other mechanosensitive ion channels may operate in other plants, bacteria, and th…
Preclinical Study Finds Gut Fungi Influence Neuroimmunity and Behavior
A specific group of fungi in the intestines may protect against intestinal injury and influence social behaviors.
Multiple Sclerosis Study With Twins Untangles Environmental and Genetic Influences
A study of monozygotic twins allowed researchers to discover which parts of immune dysfunction in multiple sclerosis were influenced by genetics, and which were influenced by environmental factors.
Mental Disorders May Increase Risk for Subsequent Dementia
Researchers say mental health disorders experienced earlier in life may be a salient warning for increased risks of developing dementia later in life.
Microbes in Gut Might Affect Personality
Study finds there are distinct bacteria and metabolomic pathways associated with four personality traits.
New Insight Into Brainâ€™s Attempts at Psychosis Recovery
Tissue in specific brain areas increases in patients with psychosis, even before they receive treatment.
Psilocybin Treatment for Major Depression Effective for up to a Year for Most Patients
The antidepressant effect of psilocybin-assisted therapy, in combination with psychotherapy, appears to provide up to a year of symptom relief for some patients with major depressive disorder.
How the Brain Filters Out Sounds
A new study sheds light on auditory perception in bats.