Study reveals that group normative behavior is reflected in a person's writing style. Researchers say people alter their writing style to impress their audience and this may be based on the group identity that is influencing them at the time.
Salbutamol, a common asthma medication, shows potential for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The drug is effective at reducing the accumulation of insoluble fibers of the tau protein.
Chromosome 16p11.2 duplication impacts several different inhibitory neuron types that use GABA in brain areas that are dysfunctional in schizophrenia, including the prefrontal cortex, hippocampus, and amygdala. The chromosome 16p11.2 duplication also resulted in cognitive and social deficits that are symptomatic of schizophrenia.
Reviewing CCTV footage, researchers report in nine out of ten instances of public violence, bystanders will intervene to help the victim.
Peripheral awareness is improved significantly by playing video games designed around peripheral vision.
While food insecurity was overall associated with lower cognitive scores in children, those who experienced food insecurity by age five, but later became food secure, showed further reduced scores in reading and vocabulary development.
Researchers propose adapting computer technologies to help those with depression recall positive memories. Most existing technologies focused on supporting memory impairments are geared towards episodic memory recall and cognitive impairments related to neurodegenerative diseases.
A machine learning classifier identified, with over 65% accuracy, April Fools hoaxes and fake news stories. Based on the findings, researchers present guidelines for recognizing April Fools hoaxes and fake news stories in the media.
A new study contradicts the popular belief that listening to music can help boost creativity. Researchers found people who listened to background music showed a significant impairment in the ability to complete tasks that tested verbal creativity.
Napping influences memory in the right hemisphere of the brain, inducing false memories in a word recall test, researchers report.