A new study reports replacing 30 minutes of sitting down with physical activity, of any intensity or amount, can significantly reduce health risks and improve mortality.
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Using machine learning to analyze fMRI brain scans of grieving people, researchers shed light on how unconscious suppression occurs.
A new study reveals that over night, the brain automatically preserves memories for important events and filters out other, less relevant information. The findings provide new insight into the processes that help guide decision making and human behavior.
A new study reports teen alcohol and tobacco use has significantly decline recently, with more choosing to use marijuana. Since 2006, researchers say, less than 50% of teens try cigarettes or alcohol before trying cannabis for the first time.
Researchers report 1 in 10 people who are heavy cannabis users experience cannabis withdrawal syndrome upon quitting.
Researchers say teens who start drinking prior to age 15 and who also binge drink are more likely to have memory problems as adults. Additionally, early binge drinking may indicate later risk for developing alcoholism.
Researchers say those who can improvise are better musicians than those who have limited improvisational experience. Additionally, the brains of those trained to improvise show different patters of electrical activity than non-improvising players.
Alpha and theta oscillations move rhythmically across the brain, reflecting neural activity propagating across the cortex to help form working memory, a new study reports.