Around 100 of specific hair cells in the inner ear, called stereocilia could act as effective biological compass needles, allowing animals to accurately sense magnetic fields around them.
Musical training may be beneficial for improving social skills and self-esteem in children, but there is little evidence to suggest learning music improves academic performance.
Researchers report NBA players who are more skilled than their peers early in their careers remain more skilled as they age. Additionally, they have a slower decline in their performance after the peak of their careers.
According to researchers, there is little evidence to suggest violence in PG-13 movies is related to real world violence or an increase in violent behavior.
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.
A new study reports microdosing psychedelics may enhance creative problem solving without risk of hallucinations, or trips, associated with taking high doses of the substances.
Researchers report Asian elephants appear to possess numerical abilities similar to humans.
A new study reports women who are in their third trimester of pregnancy during months with less day light are at an increased risk of developing postnatal depression.
A new study reports the brains of baby boys born prematurely are affected differently and more severely than premature females.
A new study reports women who make hateful remarks on social media are more likely to be judged more severely than men who make the same comments.