"Depressive realism", a theory that has been touted since the late 1970s, states those with depression are more realistic in how they judge the control they have over their lives. A new study says the evidence is not there to sustain this old theory.
Food insecurity has lasting effects on both behavior and brain function in mice. Mice who grew up with food insecurity were more flexible in uncertain situations.
Newly uncovered complete sequences for formally missing regions of the genome sheds new light on chromosomes and genetic diseases.
Antabuse, a drug commonly prescribed to treat alcohol use disorder, may help to restore eyesight in people with genetic retinitis pigmentosa and other disorders associated with retinal degeneration.
Couples who share positive experiences marked with humor and affection, and whose heart rates sync up, enjoy better health outcomes and live longer than couples who are more quarrelsome.
Children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds with stronger connectivity between the lateral frontoparietal network and default mode network performed better in educational tests than those with weaker connectivity. The reverse was true for children from more privileged backgrounds.