Study reveals a possible mechanism by which anxiolytic medications act on the brain, leading to cognitive impairment.
A new study reveals how the COVID-19 pandemic changed the perception of time for many people. Researchers say people felt time passed more slowly during COVID lockdowns. This "time expansion" was associated with increased feelings of loneliness and a lack of positive experience during the early parts of the COVID pandemic.
Researchers have developed a virtual robotic arm that can be controlled by a person's feet in a virtual environment to provide an "extra" limb. After training, users reported feeling the virtual limb felt as though it was part of their physical body.
People have a tendency to form friendships with others who have a similar natural body odor, a new study reports. Using an electronic eNose to "smell" body odor, researchers were able to predict the quality of social interaction between strangers.
A new mathematical model has the potential to accurately distinguish a misunderstanding from false information and lies.
Black women in the US are twice as likely to be coerced into procedures during perinatal and birth, and to undergo them without explicit consent compared to white women.
Impostor syndrome, or a fear that a person's abilities will be exposed as a "deception", can appear regardless of age, gender, or level of intelligence.
Study reports girls and boys show similar rates of concern for ASD and identifies several biases contributing to the inflated sex ratio for autism diagnosis. The findings could help with the early identification of girls on the autism spectrum.
Vacations may not just be an opportunity for recreation, they may also provide mental and overall health benefits.