Researchers link the harmonic structure in pop songs to their ultimate popularity. Findings suggest unexpected chord changes when followed by predictable harmonies help make a song popular.
A robotic system that can detect the emotional state of young learners and improve the learning experience is one step closer to entering the classroom, researchers report.
Researchers report writing about past failures can lower the stress response and enhance performance when faced with a new stressful task.
According to researchers, suffering from asthma or hay fever may put you at an increased risk of developing a psychiatric disorder. The study reports over a 15 year period, 10.8% of people with allergies developed psychiatric disorders, compare to 6.7% of people without allergic diseases.
A new study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience provides new evidence that bacterial infection and inflammation could contribute to Alzheimer's disease. Researchers found a tenfold higher overall ratio of Actinobacteria to Proteobacteria in the brains of Alzheimer's patients compared to those without the disease.
A new Frontiers in Psychology study reveals many teachers believe in common misconceptions about learning and the brain. Researchers say they are considering creating an online training scheme aimed at educators to help dispel such neuromyths.
A new study reports binge drinking affects gene expression in both males and females differently. In females who binge drink, genes linked to hormone signaling and immune function become altered, whereas in males, alterations occur to genes associated with nerve signaling.
Blue Brain Project shows our brains operate on many different dimensions, not just the three we are accustomed to.
According to a new Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience study, children who experienced TBI under the age of 5 were 3.6 times more likely to have problems with substance abuse as teens. Finding suggest traumatic brain injuries during early life could be a risk factor for alcohol abuse later in life.