Researchers have discovered a key molecule that appears to reduce anxiety in male mice, but not females.
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."
Powerful spiritual feelings were associated with activation in the nucleus accumbens, an area of the brain associated with reward, a new study reports.
A lack of REM sleep may lead to an increased desire to consume unhealthy foods, a new study reports.
Findings suggest brain networks associated with impulse control could be weakened in people with gambling addiction.
Researchers report episodic memory function becomes disrupted when neural pathways that allow communication between the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex are deactivated.
Researchers report early indicators of depression and anxiety may be evident in the brain from birth.
A new study reveals how neurons in the prefrontal cortex and hippocampal neurons work together to help guide future learning.