Defensive pessimism can help individuals, especially those who are more anxious, to improve positive thinking and decision-making.
A newly identified skill, dubbed "O" is a generalized ability that may help you to succeed at tasks that demand perceptual decisions.
Electrically stimulating surviving nerves in the upper spinal cord following severe spinal cord injury improved motor control in upper limbs and allowed monkeys with limited arm function to regain lost movement.
When a woman's progesterone increase from a low level, the fewer cigarettes they consume throughout the day. However, when progesterone levels peak, the benefits plateau.
Study reports adolescents are three times more likely to develop cannabis use disorder than adults, but may not be at more risk of developing other mental health disorders associated with cannabis use.
Alcohol consumption affects amygdala oscillations differently in male and female mice, especially after repeated exposure.
Researchers shed new light on how the human brain evolved to be language-ready. Compared to the brains of chimps, the patterns of connections of language areas in the human brain expanded more than was previously thought.
Recognition of our own voices creates a sense of agency in speech and is a critical factor in our sense of control over our speech. Researchers say personal connection to our voices may be key to understanding auditory hallucinations and could help to improve a person's virtual reality experience.