Autism-associated social difficulties may reflect differences that only become apparent in high-pressure scenarios and certain social interactions. The findings challenge the belief that those with ASD can't adequately read facial emotional expressions.
Study finds a link between the personality trait of perfectionism and severe alcohol use disorder.
AgRP neurons in the hypothalamus play a critical role in shaping the structure and function of the prefrontal cortex in mice. The findings shed light on how the prefrontal cortex is altered in disorders such as schizophrenia.
Many people report having a difficult time recognizing faces from visually distinct different backgrounds than their own. A new brain stimulation study found the "other race effect" is a result of lacking of cognitive visual expertise, and not social bias.
19% of Americans say they are worried about contracting Monkeypox over the next three months. Most people remain uncertain about how Monkeypox is transmitted, or whether a vaccine is available.
Researchers say over 20% of adults do not want children and intend to remain child-free. Most adults say they decided in their teens or early twenties to remain childless.
Opioids impact the gut microbiome of developing fetuses, altering metabolic pathways and increasing the risks of both neurological and behavioral differences later in life.
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Rather than spending your free time browsing through social media or staring at your cell phone, researchers suggest taking a moment to just sit and think. Spending time alone with your thoughts can help problem-solving, enhance creativity, and improve overall well-being.
Low to moderate stress can help build resilience and may reduce the risk of developing more serious mental health disorders including depression and anti-social behavior, a new study reports.