When parents play with their child, their brains show similar bursts of brain activity. The activity is linked to their baby's attention patterns, and not their own, researchers report.
A new study reveals heavy video gaming may not result in social anxiety or feelings of loneliness if players are socially engaged in social media or instant messaging.
Those with higher testosterone levels are more willing to harm others and embark in status seeking behavior, a new study reports.
A new study links increased time spent on social media by 10 year old girls to a decline in wellbeing at the age of 15.
Those who have a greater sense of 'oneness' experience overall higher levels of satisfaction with life, regardless of spiritual background or belief.
A new study of male rhesus macaques reveals exposure to oxytocin and vasopressin 'flattens' group hierarchy, forcing dominant males to become more relaxed and subordinate monkeys to become more confident.
A new study sheds light on infanticidal behavior in male chimps, and reveals females are highly sensitive to the relative risks posed to their offspring by different males.
Chronic stress alters gene activity in immune cells before they reach the bloodstream. The change leads to an overabundance of inflammation, which is linked to many negative health effects, a new study reports.
A new PLOS ONE study reports superagers who maintain positive friendships have better cognitive ability and slower memory decline that peers who do not maintain strong social networks.
A new study reports physicality and political attitudes may be linked, for men at least. Researchers found more muscular men tend to prefer political attitudes that favor inequality, and the tendency to have positive attitudes toward inequality increased as upper body strength increased following months of physical training. The study, researchers report, challenges conventional belief that people's political views are shaped by logic and reason alone.