Background music in Simlish, an unintelligible language used in the popular game The Sims, allow people to better listen to and understand each other than when the songs are in English, researchers say.
A study in fruit fly models of autism reveals sleep disruption associated with the neurodevelopmental disorder is associated with elevated levels of serotonin. The origin of the higher levels of serotonin was discovered to be in glial cells in the blood-brain barrier.
Higher activity in the anterior prefrontal cortex was associated with more resilience to the effects of post-traumatic stress.
Study identifies the TLR7 gene as an essential player in the immune response against coronavirus infection.
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While only 1 in 25 people has synesthesia, a new study reports intuitions about 'sound colors' are shared by a greater percentage of people. Sound color perception is mainly driven by the vowels in language.
Contrary to popular belief, researchers report infants who co-sleep in their parent's bedroom do not experience an increased risk of developing behavioral problems later in childhood. The study reports there are beneficial outcomes of co-sleeping, such as improved child sleep quality and increased prosocial behavior.
A new 'click on' prosthetic arm allow can be controlled by thought.
A new study reports adoptees who had early life exposure to their native language may subconsciously retain retain fragments of the language structure, even if no conscious memory of the language remains.