Seven-month-old babies are able to detect whether a mosaic has a symmetrical structure, suggesting an automatic ability to extract structural patterns from complex images.
Using CRISPR gene editing, researchers were able to control microglia and reverse their toxic state associated with Alzheimer's disease, and put them back on track.
Researchers explore the "red flags" we commonly associate with those who become mass killers, and how possible it is to identify the signs of problematic behaviors before a person commits a crime with multiple victims.
Our worldview forms during childhood as a result of our socialization within a particular cultural context. Our views get reinforced over time by the social groups we keep, the media we consume, and even the way in which our brains are wired. Challenging our worldviews with facts can feel like an attack on our personal identities and can often result in hardening our positions. Researchers assess how we can open our minds and explore facts that may go against our personal worldviews.
Children born at 37-38 weeks gestation scored significantly higher on teacher rating scales for ADHD, inattention, and cognitive problems than children born between 39-41 weeks.
People who indulge in heavy alcohol consumption and who suffer from insomnia may be less likely to suffer from alcohol-induced blackouts, a new study reports.
The findings of an extensive meta-analysis study reveal vitamin D supplementation may help to alleviate symptoms of depression.
The biological changes that occur as a result of aging could be a mechanism behind why older adults with depression do not have a full resolution of symptoms following taking antidepressants.
While more commonly associated with promoting aggressive behaviors, testosterone can also promote social affection and prosocial behaviors in males, a new study on gerbils finds.