Our brains work harder to process information when we read about movement in a way that is not typical of our native languages.
Researchers report personality traits in chimpanzees are correlated to the size of their hippocampus. The study reports greater hippocampal volume is linked to an increase in alpha behavior and decreased self regulatory function.
According to researchers, a chimpanzees' general intelligence is correlated with their ability to delay gratification and exert self control.
A new mouse study reveals common food additives, such as the dietary emulsifiers CMC and P80, may increase the risk of anxiety related disorders and adversely affect social behaviors.
Mice exposed to COVID-19 through the nasal passage, researchers noted a rapid and escalated attack on the brain by the virus that triggered a more severe outcome of the infection, even after the lungs were cleared of the disease. Researchers also found virus levels were over 1,000 times higher in the brain than other parts of the body.
Twins lag behind single-born children when it comes to language development and hand gestures. However, female twins develop communication skills slightly faster than male twins.
A new study using fruit fly models could help researchers better understand the genetic and neural bases of detecting cold or painful stimuli.
Researchers have rewired the neural circuits of one species and given its connections to a new species. The study answers a number of questions about evolution of neural circuits and behavior.
The microglia in women's brains are more active in regions involved in pain processing, a new study reports.