A child's weight at birth could determine their risk of being diagnosed with a mental health disorder later in life. Researchers found for every kilogram below average birth weight, the more likely a child was to experience mental health problems through childhood and adolescence.
Powerful hierarchical situations make it easier for individuals to commit harmful actions. The reason for this, researchers say, is because empathy and agency become split across multiple individuals.
The direct phosphorylation of KCNQ2 by ERK occurs through the activation of the dopamine signaling pathway in the nucleus accumbens of mice.
Researchers have developed a simple behavioral test to measure an individual's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease before symptoms appear.
Stress can have a detrimental impact on relationships. When feeling stressed, a person is more likely to notice and reflect upon their partner's negative behaviors rather than positive behavior.
Researchers say laughter may have been preserved by natural selection to assist with human survival.
The neural circuitry that connects olfactory information about another mouse's sex to decision-making in the brain determines the behavioral outcome as to whether aggression or affection is expressed.
Spatial attention and running influence individual neurons independently with different dynamics.
Male vampire bats infected with rabies socially withdraw, scaling back their social behavior of grooming other bats before they succumb to the disease.
Study reveals how reward enhances connectivity between the ventral striatum and the default mode network, impacting behavior.