Using optogenetics, researchers identify a neural pathway which makes helps make learning to avoid unpleasant situations possible.
Over 40 different behavioral factors are strongly associated with gun possession among youth.
Researchers have identified gene regions which contribute to differences between aggressive and more timid behavior in rats.
Researchers discover miR19b modulates behavioral response to chronic stress in mice.
A new study could help explain why preterm babies are at higher risk of neurodevelopmental disorders.
The song control system in the brain of zebra finches is also active during simple communication calls, a new study reports.
Researchers report nematodes can suppress their ability to locate food in favor of finding a mate.
Sulforaphane, a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts, could help improve behavioral and social problems associated with ASD, a new study reports.
Random behavior is triggered by a temporary disconnect of information about past experiences from decision making, a new study reports.
Researchers discover antagonistic neuron populations in the amygdala of mice which controls whether the animals engage in social behavior or asocial repetitive self grooming.
According to researchers, the volume of your parietal cortex could predict whether or not you are a risk taker.
Social status can determine differences between sizes of different brain regions in primates, a new study reports.
A new study reports on the functional advantages which caused the specific appearance of the human's angry face to evolve.
A neuroimaging study reports connections between certain brain regions are amplified in teens who are more prone to taking risks.
Choice bias is a byproduct of learning from reward, a new study reports.