Split-second perceptions by adults of children's faces leads them to make judgments of the child's intentions and character.
Study reveals there are differences in genes and the genetic burdens that underpin ASD between males and females. Researchers also found specific differences in the ways the brains of girls on the autism spectrum respond to different social cues.
Olfactory imprinting in infant mice has a direct impact on their social behaviors as adults.
A new theory proposes executive function, or the ability to control your behavior, might not exist just within the mind. External influences may dictate the development of internal control.
Study reveals we all have the capacity to think about others as well as ourselves, but thinking about one's self takes precedence.
Study identifies a neural pathway associated with error monitoring and attention function in some psychiatric disorders such as ADHD, ASD, and schizophrenia. Researchers say the pathway could be modulated with the help of transcranial magnetic stimulation or transcranial direct current stimulation.
Using over a century of data from other pandemics, and applying knowledge about the current COVID-19 infection, researchers predict the long term effects coronavirus will have on the brain and nervous system.
Youth with problematic behaviors can benefit more from community-driven diversion programs aimed at addressing mental health and substance abuse in lieu of commitment to detention centers.
When asked questions about sensitive behaviors, such as alcohol consumption or over-eating, people tend to respond in ways they consider socially correct, while downplaying their personal negative behaviors.