A new study that utilizes computer modeling and advanced imaging of developing fetal brains will allow researchers to unravel the mystery of how the brain forms and how early brain development sets the stage for neural health throughout life.
Eight weeks of meditation training enhanced brain connectivity between the default mode network and the dorsal attention network, allowing participants to quickly switch between mind wandering states and focused attention.
The prevailing theory is removing toxic social media users from accessing their accounts will prevent them from posting harmful content. Researchers say banned users increase their toxic postings via more lenient platforms when removed from top networks.
Subtle differences in perception during teenage years predict the development of hallucinations, delusions, and psychosis later in life.
People report mental distress is reduced in the Summer compared to the Fall. Researchers speculate the seasonal improvement in mental wellbeing could be a result of improved diet, more frequent exercise, and improved sleep quality during the Summer months.
A new study reveals Neanderthals had the ability to perceive and produce human speech.
Biased attention to sad faces increases the risk of teenagers developing depression, a new study reports.
Older children have stronger neural responses to rewards over punishments later in the afternoon. In younger children, this pattern is reversed.
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A new deep learning system is 90% accurate in identifying cyberbullies on the popular social media site Twitter.
Kratom, a herbal supplement used to manage pain and treat opioid addiction, is unsafe to use, researchers report. The supplement has been linked to an increased risk of tachycardia, hallucinations, coma, and cardiac arrest.