A newly developed neural implant can help restore limb function to those suffering from paralysis and other movement disorders. The device improves the connections between the brain and the paralyzed limbs.
A new textile sensor precisely measures body movements without the need for electronic components. The sensor, which can be added to workout clothing, can predict in real-time how exhausted you get during exercise.
Men are more likely to have a dysregulated HPA axis that is associated with depressive symptoms, while women have higher levels of binding proteins for stress hormones that may prevent dysregulation of the HPA axis. The findings shed new light on how stress hormones impact dopamine transmission and how this impacts depression on a sex-specific basis.
Blind people are better than sighted people at sensing their own heartbeat, a new study reveals. The findings suggest those who are blind have a heightened ability to feel signals from inside their bodies than those who are not visually impaired.
ChatGPT and other modern AI technologies have both positive and negative effects on academia, learning, and teaching. Researchers say it may be time to adapt to using AI as a tool in education and leverage ChatGPT for the benefit of both academic staff and students.
A specific pathway of nerves and cells that link the gut to the brain may be responsible for chronic gut pain. Chronic gut pain is commonly associated with IBS, and mental health disorders including anxiety and depression.