The compulsions in OCD could be due to a misfiring in the caudate nucleus, a new neuroimaging study proposes.
People with neurodevelopmental disorders such as ASD, OCD and dyslexia appear to compensate for dysfunction by relying on declarative memory.
Researchers report when food is absent, Agrp neurons initiate repetitive behaviors.
Researchers identify a set of genes which, in a zebrafish model, appear to be important for learning.
A new test could help clinicians diagnose autism in adults.
According to a new study, habit formation is driven by neurons in the striatum which represent both the cost and reward of the behavior.
Researchers report people from OCD can benefit significantly from adding exposure and response prevention therapy when common drug treatments fail.
According to a new study, the area of the brain associated with impulsivity and the development of OCD is activated in obese children when they smell food.
What can a dog's spit tell us about human mental health? It turns out, quite a lot, one researcher reports.
Epigenetic reprogramming in mouse embryos can lead to abnormal repetitive behaviors in adulthood, a new study reports.
A new study reports researchers have successfully created a biologically realistic math model which captures how the brain learns and makes complex decisions.