A new study investigates how the a specific brain network tracks the location and speed of an object, helping animals to prepare for imminent impact.
According to researchers, a genetic variant changes the expression of the SNAP25 protein, impacting information processing between brain areas associated with regulating emotions. Researchers report this may increase the risk of developing schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Researchers report people who experienced emotional abuse and neglect as children exhibited increased amygdala activity in anticipation of a mild electrical shock. The findings suggest early life stress could have an impact on the perception of distant threat.
According to a new Journal of Neuroscience study, strong structural connectivity between the rostrolateral prefrontal cortex and inferior parietal lobe in young children is associated with improved reasoning in adulthood.
Study shows how social environment can shape specific behaviors in autism spectrum disorder.
Researchers discover smaller hippocampal gray matter volume in people who expressed higher or lower than average levels of cortisol in response to stress.
According to a new Journal of Neuroscience report, an underdeveloped brain network underlying inhibition after the age of 30 is associated with increased self reporting of psychological problems such as anxiety and depression.
In a study exploring the neural correlates of the fight or flight response, people who choose to flee perceive a greater threat, leading them to behaviorally and mentally disengage from a situation, researchers report.