Researchers discover individuals can successfully try to get happy with the aid of upbeat, cheery music.
A new study points to a correlation between suicide rates and environmental pollution caused by emissions from coal-fired electricity plants in North Carolina.
Researchers discover evidence of altered circadian rhythms and disrupted brain gene orchestration in patients with major depression.
Anti-Smoking Ads with Strong Arguments, Not Flashy Editing, Trigger Part of Brain That Changes Behavior
Researchers discovered a part of the brain involved in future behavioral changes, the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex, had greater activation when smokers were exposed to anti-smoking messages with stronger arguments as opposed to weaker arguments.
Researchers implanted pacemaker electrodes into the medial forebrain bundle of patients suffering from major depression and performed deep brain stimulation. In a matter of days, in six out of seven patients, symptoms such as anxiety, despondence, listlessness and joylessness had improved considerably.