Researchers report episodic memory function becomes disrupted when neural pathways that allow communication between the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex are deactivated.
Researchers report alcohol can strengthen fearful memories, but a drug used to treat seizures may reverse the effects.
Findings suggest brain networks associated with impulse control could be weakened in people with gambling addiction.
A lack of REM sleep may lead to an increased desire to consume unhealthy foods, a new study reports.
A new study identifies a sub region of the brain that works to form a particular kind of memory: fear-associated with a specific environmental cue or “contextual fear memory."
Researchers have discovered a key molecule that appears to reduce anxiety in male mice, but not females.
A new study reports a number of different areas of children's brains become activated when they hear their mother's voice. This response predicts a child's social communication ability.
Study links common steroid used to prevent premature birth to impaired cognitive function in offspring.
Researchers have discovered a brain network that appears to be involved in self disclosure in social networks.
A new study reports viewing graphic anti-smoking images on cigarette packs triggers brain activity in areas associated with emotion, memory and decision making.