A new study reveals over the counter pain killers may negatively influence information processing and emotional response.
Young people are more susceptible to pleading guilty to a crime, even though they are innocent. Researchers say the differences in children's brains which affect their sensitivity to reward and punishment, and differences in information processing could be factors as to why they are more likely to plead guilty.
A new study reports the larger the growth of areas associated with thinking in the cortex, the slower the growth of regions associated with emotional, sensory and motor skills.
According to a new Journal of Alzheimer's Disease study, common genetic variants in amyloid precursor protein are associated with fluid intelligence in children.
White matter connectivity does not directly induce psychosis, but may affect symptoms of psychosis through its effect on the consciousness threshold.
Study identifies a short gene segment crucial for brain development and information processing. The absence of the gene segment induces altered social behaviors, learning difficulties, and memory deficits, which are hallmarks of a subset of ASD.
Researchers were able to predict the orientation preference of individual neurons by adding up the responses of their dendritic spines, a new study reports.
Researchers report the brain is not only able to anticipate the conclusion of sentences, it can also anticipate an auditory stimulus and determine the phonemes or specific words a speaker is going to pronounce.
Obtaining new information may be addictive. Study finds information acquisition shares the same dopamine producing reward system pathway as food, financial rewards and drugs.