According to a new twin study, cerebral glucose metabolism plays a major role in the bilateral parietal lobe and left temporal lobe, while environmental factors influence different brain regions.
Vulnerability to extremism isn't just a matter of being psychologically susceptible to moral influence. It is also a matter of being susceptible to sustained exposure to settings that enable extremist socialization. A new study sets five categories of determinants which generate, or suppress, the risk of individuals acquiring extremist beliefs and engaging in extremist behaviors. The study proposes a framework for tackling lone-actor terrorist risks and the emergence of radicalizing environments.
A new study finds the interaction of spatial and bodily cues can help regulate emotions and exploratory behavior.
Researchers report watching videos of nature and natural scenes can help to improve your body image.
The neighborhood you live in could have an impact on your brain and cardiovascular health, a new study reports.
While genetics may increase your risk of developing dementia, other factors such as lifestyle and environment may play a key role in the development and progression of Alzheimer's disease.
A new study of twins in the US sheds light on both the environmental and genetic risk factors for numerous diseases.