Study reports the youngest children in a class are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, suggesting immaturity in a peer group may influence diagnosis.
The simple sight and smell of a meal prior to consumption triggers insulin release. This insulin release depends on a short-term inflammatory response. In those who are overweight, this inflammatory response is so excessive it can impair insulin secretion.
Olfactory dysfunction can have both physical and social consequences, in addition to influencing food intake and weight. Researchers say foods that stimulate other chemical senses when consumed, such as chili or menthol, can improve life quality for those with olfactory dysfunction.
A new mathematical model that identifies essential connections between neurons reveals some neural networks in the brain are more essential than others.
Study reveals the how stress can induce sleep in mice, and how this stress-induced sleep can help reduce anxiety the following day.
Study reveals a possible mechanism by which anxiolytic medications act on the brain, leading to cognitive impairment.
Researchers identified a novel brain network that includes the fronto-parietal networks and fusiform gyrus which helps with the encoding of visual mental imagery.