Dissociative disorders affect 10-11% of people at some point in their life. Dissociation is often the result of a traumatic event and can lead to emotional numbness. The condition is often comorbid with other mental health disorders. However, dissociative disorders are often overlooked. A new paper explores the phenomena of dissociation and calls for more understanding of the condition.
Researchers report those who enter into an altruistic act, such as donating a kidney to an anonymous recipient, are more sensitive to a stranger's fear and pain.
Researchers use new brain imaging technology to investigate how the nervous system of C. elegans works to generate specific behaviors.
Researchers have identified a specific area of the brain responsible for auditory verbal hallucinations in people with schizophrenia. The researchers were able to control the hallucinations with the help of transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Researches report memory isn't a single entity and memory formation can be enhanced by different brain states.
According to researchers, odor identification tests could prove useful in predicting cognitive decline and detecting early stage Alzheimer's disease.
New research could help explain how the brain processes words.