Pure free exploration may not be the most efficient route to solving a complex problem or learning, a new study reports.
Intrusive and unwanted thoughts of harming your baby are relatively common in new mothers, a new study indicates. While there is little evidence to suggest women experiencing these thoughts will actually harm their child, researchers say intrusive thoughts of aggression toward your infant may signal an increased risk of developing OCD.
Low-intensity transcranial ultrasound stimulation helps modulate brain activity and behaviors associated with a range of psychiatric disorders, a new study reports.
Theta activity in the brain is different following mistakes or challenging tasks in those with common mental health disorders including anxiety, ADHD, and OCD compared to those with no history of the disorders.
Study reveals how the amygdala plays a role in prepulse inhibition by activating inhibitory neurons in the brain stem of mice. The findings could have positive implications in the development of treatments for schizophrenia, OCD, and other disorders marked with impaired somatosensory gating.
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A new study links a distinct pattern of genetic mutations with OCD in humans.
Switching off activity in the anterior cingulate cortex prevented marmoset monkeys from making an association between behavior and a particular outcome.
Study reveals specific neurons in the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate cortex that become active when people are faced with the decision to learn or hide from information about an adverse event the person is not able to prevent.
Children and young adults with a specific variant of the PTPRD gene are at greater risk of developing obsessive-compulsive disorder.