Researchers report a genetic mutation that causes structural abnormalities in the adolescent brain may predict an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life.
Researchers report modern humans who carry particular Neanderthal DNA fragments have slightly less rounded heads. The findings shed light on the evolution of modern brain shape and function.
A new study reports children and teens who face chronic bullying have altered brain structure, as well as problems with anxiety and depression. Researchers found those who were bullies had structural changes to the putamen and caudate, contributing to the development of anxiety related behaviors and emotional processing.
Researchers say a single season of playing high school football is all it takes to cause microscopic alterations to the structure of the brain.
According to researchers, children who carry the APOE4 gene and who are exposed to air pollution have higher behavior problem scores and their attention capacity was slower to develop.
Researchers report a single session of transcranial magnetic stimulation can significantly reduce drug cue reactivity for those with substance abuse problems.
A new study reports obese teens have disrupted connectivity between numerous areas of the brain involved in appetite regulation.
According to UT Dallas researchers, chronic cannabis users extract more oxygen from brain blood flow and have higher cerebral blood flow than nonusers.