In lower mammals, the iris may sense light and cause the pupils to constrict without involving the brain, a new study reports.
A new study reveals a psychostimulant prescribed for ADHD increases glutamate in the brains of healthy people, resulting in more positive emotions.
Male alcohol consumption before conception was linked to significant deficits in their offspring's brain development, specifically within the neocortex. For mothers-to-be who drink alcohol, the negative outcomes of prenatal alcohol exposure on fetal brain development can be reduced with choline supplementation.
Researchers report a drug used to slow cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease may help to reverse memory and learning problems in teens who binge drink.
A new study reports Parkinson's patients who take anticholinergic medications show no significant decline in cognitive performance from those who do not take the medications.
A new study opens the door for new treatments to help treat obesity and other eating disorders.
A new study identifies a possible biomarker for predicting whether preterm infants are at risk for developing motor developmental problems.
A new study finds that between ages 3 and 10, children with ASD exhibit distinct brain chemical changes which differ from children with developmental delays and those considered to undergo typical neurodevelopment.
A new neuroimaging study links neurobiological changes to the cognitive impairments associated with some common, over the counter medications.