Spending time enjoying the sunshine may help protect children and young adults from developing multiple sclerosis, a new study reports. Sun exposure boosts vitamin D levels and helps stimulate immune cells. Researchers report vitamin D may alter the biological function of immune cells, offering added protection against multiple sclerosis.
Researchers report on why some people may experience increasing levels of aggression at the end of the day. The study reports the scientists have developed new gene editing tools to help turn of cells that cause sundowning behaviors.
Researchers discover that while repetition enhances the factual content of memories, it also reduces the amount of details stored.
Study provides a new framework for investigating and formalizing the cognitive processes behind how humans use tools.
Researchers say 80% of people taking antipsychotics to manage schizophrenia or bipolar disorder experience considerable weight gain. Some patients report up to 33kg of weight gain following taking antipsychotic medications. A new study aims to explore ways of managing weight gain for patients taking antipsychotics.
A new rat study exposed to everyday endocrine-altering chemicals, such as BPA during pregnancy, interfered with fetal brain development.
Researchers report the posterior parietal cortex may be implicated in the movement of our hands.
Researchers report increases in cortical responses to infants' faces between the prenatal to postnatal period is associated with more positive relationships with the baby after birth.
A new study challenges the popular theory of intrinsic, dynamic patterns control motor behaviors. Researchers found neuron population dynamics in the motor cortex are different during reaching and grasping behaviors.