Researchers question the widely held belief that modern humans experienced an evolutionary decrease in brain size.
Age and gender both appear to affect the relationship between state fatigue and brain activation.
Researchers reveal how the anterior cingulate cortex and motor cortex collaborate to update behaviors when adding a new step to an established task.
Following a breakup, women are more likely to experience feeling a short-term decline in their sense of control than men. People who lost a loved one to death experience an overall increase in perceived control during the first year post-loss.
People given the impression they had control over the music they heard experienced more pain relief than those who felt as though they had no control over their music exposure.
Men who are happily married and have embarked upon higher education have a greater probability of outliving women. The findings challenge the conventional belief that most women outlive men.
A new hypothesis suggests when people are awake during the biological circadian night there are neurophysiological changes in the brain that alters the way in which we interact with the world, especially when it comes to impulse control, information processing, and reward processing.
A new large-scale genome-wide study has identified 18 new genetic risk factors for opioid use disorder, bringing the number of OUD-associated genes from 1-19.
Many people report having a difficult time recognizing faces from visually distinct different backgrounds than their own. A new brain stimulation study found the "other race effect" is a result of lacking of cognitive visual expertise, and not social bias.
Opioids impact the gut microbiome of developing fetuses, altering metabolic pathways and increasing the risks of both neurological and behavioral differences later in life.