Researchers have identified a specific area of the brain responsible for auditory verbal hallucinations in people with schizophrenia. The researchers were able to control the hallucinations with the help of transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Key brain areas associated with facial recognition were absent in monkeys who were temporaily deprived of seeing faces while growing up, a new study reports. The findings suggest experience and exposure is key to the brain's ability to recognize faces.
People with musical anhedonia have reduced connectivity between brain areas associated with reward and sound processing, a new study reports.
Researchers have identified a mechanism that allows us to judge whether a difficult social situation is emotional negative or positive.
A new study provides insight into basic features of human cognition; how we understand and evaluate other creatures.
A new study reports people with borderline personality disorder have lowered brain activity in areas important to empathy.
Researchers find face processing areas in the brain appear to respond selectively to the motion of faces, a new study reports.
Several specific regions of our brains are activated in a two-part process when we are exposed to deceptive advertising, according...