A new study reports a genetic predisposition in combination with early life stress appear to be more detrimental to males over females and may produce the social avoidance often associated with autism spectrum disorders.
Using a synaptic mechanism called metaplasticity, the brain can self adjust learning rates, researchers report.
Larger hippocampal volume in combination with how safe teens feel in their community environments contribute to how depressed they feel, a new study reports.
A new study reveals the ability to perceive differences between similar images may depend on the cultural background of the person viewing.
The worry over climate change may not be the main reason you're losing sleep. The rising temperatures associated with global warming are making it harder for people to get a good night's rest, a new study reports.
Study raises further concern about exposure to air pollution and Alzheimer's development.
Higher levels of manganese in blood and hair samples has been linked to slower working memory and lower IQ in children, a new study reports. Researchers report children who live in areas with high environmental levels of manganese are at significant risk of neurodevelopmental problems.
Spending time walking in nature can help facilitate more positive relationships and family cohesion, a new study reports.
While both reactive and proactive aggression in children appears to be genetic, it is the environment the child is exposed to that determines whether the behavior gets worse or better as the child ages, a new study reports.
Umea University researchers report stress related changes in the CRH gene is linked to an increased risk of suicidal ideations in adults and psychiatric illness in teens.