Children who snore while they sleep have thinner gray matter in several areas of the frontal lobes. Significantly, the reduction in gray matter correlated with behavioral problems associated with sleep apnea. Some behavioral problems experienced include hyperactivity, increased aggression, and attention deficits.
Psychologists have developed a 12-point list of sexual assault prevention strategies aimed at reducing the risk of college-aged males embarking on sexually aggressive or risky sexual behaviors.
Researchers investigate why boredom can be both good and bad for our mental health and behaviors.
Men with a more fragile sense of masculinity, or whose feelings of masculinity rely more on others, are more likely to act aggressively in order to prove their masculinity.
Study reveals a key role for the ventromedial hypothalamus in fight or flight behaviors. Findings suggest the ventromedial hypothalamus alters in response to social experiences.
Study reveals a high fructose diet could contribute to bipolar disorder, ADHD, and behavioral aggression.
Hard wired neural circuits in mice that govern aggression are strengthened following victories in aggressive encounters. Synapses in the hypothalamus show signs of LTP following aggression training.
Researchers have identified a novel neural circuit that detects male pheromone cues pertaining to inter-male aggression.