While many people freeze while witnessing a violent event, researchers say nine times out of ten, at least one person will intervene to help the victim.
From eroding the prefrontal cortex, an area of the brain critical for impulse control, to damaging the dopamine reward system, researchers evaluate the impact of viewing pornography on the brain.
Including genomic sequencing with routine newborn testing could reveal the risk a child has of developing numerous conditions later in life. Researchers weigh up the pros and cons of genetic sequencing in newborns.
Study established four general categories of claims made by companies for their consumer-based wearable brain devices. Researchers suggest better ways manufacturers could communicate both the positive and negative outcomes of using their products in a more ethical way.
Researchers state healthy brain development should be considered a human right, not a privilege for the elite. Youths incarcerated in the U.S jail system are not having their cognitive and emotional development needs met, the study reports.
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As robots become more autonomous, people will regard them as more responsible for accidental wrongdoing.
UCSF researchers report the food and beverage industries push sugary products while obfuscating the significant health issues added sugars can cause. The findings shed light on sugars' link to disease and exposes industrial tactics to downplay the public health risks of diets too high in sugar.
According to researchers, when faced with high stakes decision making tasks, people are more likely to lose sight of personal morality, leading to more cheating and less charitable efforts.
Researchers debate the growing use of tES to enhance creativity, concluding there is a potential value in brain stimulation. However, researchers say, the use of tES raises a number of neuroethical, legal and social issues that must be addressed.