Psilocybin reduces activity in the claustrum, an area of the brain believed to contribute to consciousness and sense of self. Researchers say the reduced activity may tie in with the reduced sense of self and ego often associated with psychedelic drug use. The study also reports psilocybin alters the way the claustrum communicates with brain areas involved in attention, decision making, auditory processing, and memory.
Researchers reveal the neurobiology and typical behavior associated with psychopathic personalities. The paper explores the red flags that might mean you are in a relationship with a psychopath.
A new study reports readiness to help in an emergency situation depends heavily on your personality.
A new study explores how personality development and ego may be reflected in our everyday language. Researchers hope their findings will shed light on moral, social and cognitive development.
A new study in Neuroscience of Consciousness adds weight to previous findings about the potential benefits psychedelics could have for treating mental health disorders.
Researchers report narcissists who are asked to imagine a recipient's circumstances are more likely to donate to a cause than when the recipient's plight is simply described to them.