Drums, dance, sleep deprivation, and drugs, referred to as the 4D's in the rave scene was associated with personal transformation for those who considered a rave to be an awe-inspiring event. The more a person felt personally transformed by the experience, the more bonded to the fellow ravers they felt. This phenomenon may explain the long-standing popularity of the rave scene.
Altered behaviors associated with LSD may be caused by a reduction in the normal communication between the hippocampus and visual cortex.
While iron supplements help improve symptoms of anemia in young children, they have no impact on growth, cognitive function, behavior or development.
A new, open access repository incorporates frequently asked questions and answers by genomics researchers to provide a better general understanding of what their studies do, and do not show.
Following periods of acute isolation, female mice display a strong desire to socialize with other females by significantly increasing their production of social calls that are much like human emotional vocalizations. The behavioral response provides a new avenue to understand neural mechanisms through which social isolation affects a person's social motivation and mental health.
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A new AI algorithm can independently discover and categorize an animal's behavior by analyzing patterns of body movements.
People's beliefs about good and evil supernatural agents are influenced by how they view their fellow humans and human behavior.
A new mathematical model evaluates the influence of social learners in group decision-making and how a critical threshold is key to informed choices.
Researchers identified a signaling system in the brains of C. elegans which changes to redirect behavior when survival is at risk due to lack of food.
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Combining artificial intelligence technology with raw data from brain activity, researchers accelerate the understanding of how neural activity impacts specific behaviors.