The risk of men and women being diagnosed with cognitive decline and dementia has increased in the U.S over the past 20 years.
The first MRI-based mapping of the squid brain yields 145 new connections and pathways, 60% of which are linked to the motor and visual systems. The new brain map brings researchers one step closer to understanding how the squid can instantly camouflage itself.
Children who exhibit less fear and desire for social connection, and who engage less in imitative behaviors, are more likely to develop callous-unemotional traits which may later lead to antisocial behaviors.
Linguistic analytic models found users who tweet about loneliness post significantly more frequently about mental health concerns, relationship problems, and insomnia.
Researchers observe grooming and mourning behaviors by gorillas towards others in their social groups who recently died. The study sheds light on how animals perceive and process death.
Researchers have developed a new skin biopsy test that can detect prion infections in skin samples before symptoms of disease appear.
A new mouse study reveals common food additives, such as the dietary emulsifiers CMC and P80, may increase the risk of anxiety related disorders and adversely affect social behaviors.
Researchers have discovered a link between women who sleep for more than nine hours uninterrupted a night while pregnant and an increased risk of stillbirth. The study reports the link appears to be independent of other risk factors.
Contrary to popular belief, bilingual children do not have an advantage over monolingual children when it comes to attention and executive function, a new study reports.
A new study reveals how bacteria in the gut is able to metabolize levodopa into dopamine in Parkinson's patients.