A new study reveals the ability to perceive differences between similar images may depend on the cultural background of the person viewing.
A new study reveals a person's pupil dilation may give hints as to their risk of developing depression following a natural disaster.
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.
Children whose mothers were exposed to PBDEs during pregnancy may have a lower IQ than their peers who did not experience prenatal exposure, a new study reports. Researchers found that every 10 fold increase of maternal PBDE levels was associated with a drop of 3.7 IQ points in her child.
A new study reveals exposure to dim light might impact memory and learning. Researchers report rodents exposed to dim lighting lost 30 percent of hippocampal capacity and performed poorly on spatial tasks they had previously experienced.
Early life exposure to greenspace may result in beneficial structural changes in the developing brain, researchers report. The study found children who grew up in areas surrounded by greenspace had better working memory and were more attentive than those who lived in more urban environments.
A new study reports tidying up and greening vacant lots in urban areas, can have a positive influence on the mental health of local residents. Researchers say people who lived within quarter of a mile of greened lots had a 41% decrease in depressive feelings compared to those who lived near overgrown lots.