Study finds subtle variations in the functional organization of the left and right hemispheres of the brain.
Researchers have identified an area of the brain that appears to play a role in native realism and how we construct our own versions of reality.
A new mathematical equation predicts which individuals will have more happiness and increased brain activity for intrinsic rather than extrinsic rewards. The approach can be used to predict personal preferences based on mood and without asking the individual.
A new dataset is available for researchers to investigate individual differences in adult language learning.
Middle-aged women who scored high on extraversion personality traits were more likely to report being physically active during leisure time than those who scored high in neuroticism.
Brain responses of ten-month-old babies could predict whether the child would enjoy watching fast-paced television shows six months later.
What we find pleasurable may be down to our genetics. Researchers found nucleus accumbens activation and physical anhedonia were influenced by shared genes. The experience of pleasure and physical anhedonia also appear to share some of the same genes.