Contrary to popular believe, sex differences do not influence the ability to recognize faces.
For up to 7 years following the death of a grandmother, adolescent males show a 50% increase in depression symptoms than their non-grieving peers. Mothers of girls were also at increased risk of depression.
Researchers have identified electrical activity in the brain that is specific to the start of migraines. The new study reports spreading depolarization can be seen as a migraine begins, and an electrical current can be used to stop it in its tracks.
43% of children who experience insomnia continue to experience symptoms of the sleep disorder during adolescence and into adulthood.
Rejection from fathers may lead to an increased risk of social anxiety and loneliness in children and teens, a new study reports.
Stress, boredom, and more free time may account for the rise in cigarette consumption in smokers during the COVID pandemic.
People with elevated exposure to ozone and high levels of a genetic variation are at an increased risk of developing autism, a new study reports.
Researchers report demyelination may not be as good an indicator of the progression of MS as previously thought.
Older adults who frequently connect with friends and others in social situations perform better on cognitive function tests than those who are not so social.
Fathers who sleep more than other fathers experience lower overall well-being and closeness with their partners and children, while women who are able to sleep more report a greater sense of well-being. The study also found exercise impacts parental moods, reporting on days where men exercise more than usual, they are less likely to argue. By contrast, mothers who embark on more physical activity during the day experienced higher levels of emotional negativity and were more likely to have arguments. Researchers speculate this could be a result of paternal 'stress' of taking up the primary caregiving role for a time to allow his wife time to herself, causing a more argumentative state in males.