Children diagnosed with ADHD have a higher genetic overlap with autism spectrum disorder while adults diagnosed with ADHD have a higher genetic overlap with depression.
Professional jazz musicians play certain combinations of notes and "licks" with more constant timing and force than other notes. Findings suggest jazz musicians possess a collection of patterns that are directly grounded in their brains and bodies.
Study reveals 11-year-olds who question their gender identity or express a desire to change their gender enter puberty earlier than their peers.
Seals can distinguish between and react differently to changes in rhythm. The findings shed new light on musicality.
New research in cloned pigs with a mutation of the SORL1 sheds light on Alzheimer's development. The findings could pave the way for new treatments for the neurodegenerative disorder.
Olfactory dysfunction can have both physical and social consequences, in addition to influencing food intake and weight. Researchers say foods that stimulate other chemical senses when consumed, such as chili or menthol, can improve life quality for those with olfactory dysfunction.
Researchers discovered novel neurons in the hippocampus that become active when the brain creates new memories.
The duration of a baby's crying decreases significantly after five weeks of age, but crying remains an important part of a child's communication repertoire after the age of six months.
Study provides empirical evidence to show the brain's predictive ability forms the basis for musical phrasing.
A new study reveals a potential link between REM sleep behavior disorder and an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease. Researchers say the sleep disorder alters cerebral blood flow, leading to a lack of oxygen in brain tissue. This, in the long term, may increase Parkinson's risk.
Almost fifty percent of people who have children with partners suffering from schizophrenia or bipolar disorder also have mental health challenges, a new study reports.