Researchers report results of experiments designed to assess the impacts of social stress upon adolescent mice, both at the time they are experienced and during adulthood.
A new method of treating phantom limb pain which utilizes several technologies is providing successful.
Depression may allow people to abandon achievable goals, a new study reports.
Researchers have identified a gene that appears to be implicated in depression in both animal and human models of the disorder. The gene, Slc6a15 can either amplify or reduce stress, depending on its level of activity.
A single dose of oxytocin can enhance brain activity while processing social information in children with autism, a new study reports.
Researchers find definitive brain alterations in veterans with GWI, caused as the result of exposure to neurotoxic chemicals during the first Gulf War. The study confirms working memory is affected in those with GWI.
Researcher claim awe-inspiring sights could underlie a trigger for believing in the supernatural.
Findings about how early life social stress affect brain connections in mice may have implications for treating human psychiatric illnesses.
Mutations of the Dact1 gene, which leads to major birth defects, may also cause subtle disruptions in the brain which contribute to the development of psychiatric disorders, according to new research.
A new study led by MIT neuroscientists has found that brain scans of patients with social anxiety disorder can help predict whether they will benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy.