Creativity and spontaneous strategies help children to make tasks that require concentration easier.
People who regularly snack on fruit are less likely to report symptoms of depression and more likely to report positive well-being. Those who indulge in nutrient-poor snacks, such as chips, are more likely to report symptoms of anxiety.
Proactively avoiding an association that triggers an unwanted thought or memory is more effective than reactive control is more effective when trying to prevent repetitive looping of unwanted thoughts.
Consuming seven or more units of alcohol per week is associated with increased iron levels in the brain. Higher levels of iron in the brain is linked to increased risk of neurodegenerative disorders and alcohol-related cognitive decline.
Study reveals how reduced function of the rgs2 protein in the nucleus accumbens contributes to symptoms associated with depression. The findings may assist with the development of new therapeutics to help treat depression in individuals.
A brain-penetrating experimental drug in development as a cancer treatment can foster the regeneration of damaged nerves following spinal cord injury, researchers report.
Researchers have developed a new experimental human cell line from retinal pigment epithelial cells, dubbed ABC cells, that can assist with the study of blinding eye diseases, including age-related macular degeneration.
Study reveals those who microdosed psilocybin for 30 days showed greater improvements in mood, mental health, and psychomotor abilities than those who did not microdose. The findings have positive implications for the use of psychedelics to help treat mental health disorders.