When it comes to broken promises, children between the ages of 3 to 5 can detect whether the excuse is good or bad.
Single neurons conveying visual information about two separate objects in line of sight do so by alternating signals about one object or the other. However, when the two objects overlap, brain cells detect them as a single entity.
Excess fat from a mother's high-fat diet triggers immune cells to over-consume serotonin in the brains of developing males, leading to depression-like behaviors in the offspring.
Expectations of what a person expects from an interpersonal relationship change significantly as we age. Researchers say that many people still feel lonely, even when they don't spend too much time alone.
Researchers have designed a new model of life expectancy that's based less on disease diagnosis, and more on other factors including cholesterol levels and lifestyle.
Air pollution along with housing insecurity and stress during pregnancy leads to an increased risk of autism-like social behaviors and differences in neural anatomy in male mice offspring. Researchers believe the changes could be due to the immune system.
Early-life exposure to car exhaust from leaded gas reduced the IQ of around 170 million Americans, a new study reports.
EyeSyn, a newly developed "virtual eye" that simulates how humans look at the world accurately enough for the development of new augmented reality programs, can help create applications for the metaverse.
A neuroimaging study found children aged 9 - 10 with ADHD have few differences in structural brain measurements compared to their peers without ADHD.
Learning a new language or playing a musical instrument has a positive impact on cognitive function in the aging brain, researchers report.