Contrary to previous research, a new study reveals a prior history of mental health disorders or substance abuse does not prevent a person from thriving and leading a high-functioning life.
The presence of friends increases arousal when people are exposed to scary stimuli, researchers report. Additionally, the stronger the response to the initial stimuli, the more fear response increases when exposed to subsequent scary stimuli.
A new study reveals there may be a common underlying genetic basis underlying a person's disapproval of non-committal sexual behaviors and condemnation of recreational drug use. Findings shed light on how heredity may relate to some of our deepest moral stances.
When it comes to anticipating how a song will progress, the human brain considers the rhythm and beats that came before.
People's recollections of events are wrong approximately 36% of the time, especially if the events are similar.
Passive exposure to music is enough to drive the development of music selectivity.
Contrary to popular belief, exposure to television does not, in itself, raise the risk for toddlers developing attention-deficit problems.
Attitudes and opinions based on emotion can last a lifetime, a new study reports.
Those who received explicit instructions about the relationship between sound and spelling experienced dramatic improvements in their reading ability.
Study supports the theory that learning to play music early in life is associated with higher levels of musical skill and achievement as adults.
People can recall memories of previous events with up to 94% accuracy, even as they age.
Haunted house experiment shows "just the right" amount of fear is key to maximizing enjoyment.