A new study report heartbeat irregularities connected with abnormalities in brain activity may be a biomarker for epilepsy in those who have suffered brain injury or infection.
A new study reports when certain brain areas react more strongly to food rewards than financial rewards, children are more likely to overeat, even if they are not hungry or overweight.
Waking up feeling stressed and anxious can impact your cognitive function throughout the day, researchers report. A new study reveals those who woke up feeling as though the day ahead would be stressful experienced problems with working memory later in the day. Researchers say the anticipation of stress impacts cognition, even if a stressful event does not occur.
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.
Tongue range motion is reduced while lower lip and jaw motion is increased in people who suffer dysarthria associated with ALS. The findings may help develop new therapies to help those with ALS improve their speech, researchers say.
Older people may rely more on schematic memory, resulting in a difficulty distinguishing between a memory of a real event and a false memory.
Penn State researchers have developed a method to create synthetic neurons in order to study an enzyme involved in the synthesis of purines.
Rejection from fathers may lead to an increased risk of social anxiety and loneliness in children and teens, a new study reports.
Penn State researchers report nicotine withdrawal may blunt working memory and cognitive processing.