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.
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.
Study raises further concern about exposure to air pollution and Alzheimer's development.
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.
A new study reveals a person's pupil dilation may give hints as to their risk of developing depression following a natural disaster.
A new study reveals the ability to perceive differences between similar images may depend on the cultural background of the person viewing.
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 looks at the long term ramifications of childhood lead exposure, finding links to lower cognitive function, IQ and socioeconomic status.
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.