According to a new study, personality is both stable and malleable across our lifespan.
Exploring a new environment helps boost dopamine levels which are projected to the hippocampus, decreasing the threshold for learning. However, in older people, the novelty of a new environment doesn't boost memory as much as it does in younger people.
Spending time walking in nature can help facilitate more positive relationships and family cohesion, a new study reports.
Rats exposed to manganese during early development had lasting attention deficits, a new study reports.
Researchers report children who grow up surrounded by green space have a 55% reduced risk of developing a mental health disorder as they age.
It's not only our genetics and environment that play a role in aging and longevity, it's also the random, tiny changes that arise on the cellular level.
A new study uncovers the mechanism that turns the inheritance of environmental influences on and off.
Variations in brain and song structure in zebra finches is strongly influenced by environment, a new study suggests.
Using a synaptic mechanism called metaplasticity, the brain can self adjust learning rates, researchers report.
Researchers report patters created by grid cells are modified by the shape of the environment.
Where you live has a significant impact on whether you will live to become a centenarian, a new study reports.