A new study reports relaxation exercises strengthens coupling between brain areas associated with deliberate control, while mindfulness strengthens coupling between areas associated with sensory awareness and perception.
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Researchers report people with higher empathy process music with greater involvement in the brain's reward system and areas of the brain associated with social information processing.
A new study places the appearance of modern humanlike cognition at the emergence of Homo erectus 1.8 million years ago, 600,000 years before the appearance of Neanderthals.
Children whose mothers experienced depression early in their life are more susceptable to socio-emotional problems and a reduction in empathy toward others, a new study reports.
A new study reveals a link between brain activation, cardiorespiratory fitness and executive function in older adults.