A new study considers how people acquire and utilize knowledge about causal relationships.
Study reveals the specific changes that occur in the brains of mice exposed to cocaine. The findings shed new light on the role of dopamine in addiction, and provide new insight into dopamine transmission in the brain.
A newly developed blood test can measure the pace of biological aging by identifying specific DNA methylation marks.
Findings reveal the accumulation of the synaptic protein neurexin may be a cause of memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
People tend to think voice-user AI interfaces such as Siri or Alexa are more competent and emotionally engaging if they exhibit social cues.
Patients who experienced cognitive impairments, or brain fog, following COVID-19 infection had abnormalities in their cerebrospinal fluid. Researchers say the overstimulation of the immune system as a result of COVID may be the cause of cognitive defic…
Researchers report children with speech-language disorders or developmental language disorders have greater difficulty in regulating their emotions. The study also found the way in which parents manage their emotions has an impact on a child’s ability …
Changes in the strength of circadian rhythms, the average amount of activity during nighttime rest, and the amount of fragmented sleep a woman experienced during the later stages of pregnancy or following birth were strongly associated with increased r…
In this talk, Cynthia Rogers, M.D. will provide an overview of adverse exposures and their influence on child development, discussing exposure to poverty, crime, and pre-and postnatal exposures to psychopathology and substance use.
Stress can be a precursor to other mental health disorders including depression and anxiety, as well as a factor for premature aging. Researchers discuss stress management techniques that can build resilience to stressors and could help protect against…
Optogentic stimulation has the potential to cultivate resilience to epileptic seizures in animal models, researchers report.
A new study reveals a child’s reading skills can be developed with the help of a newly designed child-friendly action video game.
During deep sleep, the presence of an unfamiliar voice elicits more K-complexes, a type of brain wave linked to sensory perturbances during sleep, compared to the sound of a familiar voice.
Hydroxychloroquine shows promise for reducing some of the debilitating systems associated with primary progressive multiple sclerosis, a new study reports.
Researchers say the freedom to make self-determined movements may be key to flexible thinking and creativity.
Family members of people with borderline personality disorder share similarities in brain structure and personality traits as those diagnosed with the personality disorder. Findings may point toward a hereditary component to personality disorders.
A new artificial intelligence algorithm analyses MRI data to accurately predict the age of a brain.
The free-energy principle can explain how neural networks minimize energy costs and are optimized for efficiency.
Study establishes a robust link between ozone exposure and an increase in cognitive impairment in older adults.
The genetic disruption of specific cell processes crucial to brain development was linked to disease risk in a wide range of mental health disorders including schizophrenia.