The popular Netflix show "13 Reasons Why" has been linked to an increase in suicides in females between the ages of 10 and 19. Researchers said the numbers grew significantly within 3 months of the show's release.
Researchers have identified new subtypes of neurons in the hypothalamus and determined the function of a dopamine neuron.
Episodic exposure to nicotine, caffeine, and amphetamines triggers malfunctions in the fetal brain, specifically affecting the development of the indusium griseum.
A new study reports neural activity in the prefrontal cortex reacts as though every experience is brand new, even if the event is similar to ones that have previously occurred. Researchers say this could account for feelings of déjà vu.
When pregnant women consume diets high in polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acids, an excess of endocannabinoids is produced which overloads the fetus, and impairs healthy brain development.
Multiple sclerosis-associated retinal layer thinning predicts the severity of future relapses and the likelihood of disability.