Researchers from Rockefeller University have identified what they claim to be 'remarkable' differences between the way the male and female brains respond to stress.
University of Zurich researchers report prosocial behaviors trigger stronger reward system activation in women, where as the same neural response is elicited by selfish behavior in men.
Women who had high blood pressure in their 40s are 73% more likely to develop dementia as they age than those with normal blood pressure, a new study in Neurology reports.
A new study confirms previous findings that males have a higher risk of ASD than females. However, researchers discovered, regardless of gender, siblings born after a female child with autism had an increased risk of ASD than those born after a male on the spectrum.
According to a new study, while brain regions that control sexual and aggressive behaviors in male and female mice are the same, the way they are wired is different.
A large scale SPECT imaging study reveals women's brains are significantly more active in more regions than males, including the prefronal cortex and limbic areas. Visual and areas associated with coordination were more active in males, researchers noted.
According to researchers, women living in poorer areas are 60% more likely to suffer from anxiety than their more affluent peers. However, in men, there was little difference in anxiety levels.
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.
We end up conveying information at about the same rate, regardless of whether we speak slowly or fast, a new study reports.