Ten minutes of idle thought can tell us a lot about the potential risk of depression, researchers say. Those who tend to ruminate and were more past or negatively focused in their idle thoughts had an increased risk of depression.
Cannabis terpenes, the part of the plant which provides aroma and flavor, may provide therapeutic benefits in controlling pain, a new study reports.
People who suffer from sleep disruptions are at greater risk of developing complicated grief following the loss of a loved one.
While introverts may be more accustomed to spending time alone, extroverts may have a slight edge in coping with current COVID-19 distancing measures. Researchers say using the term physical distancing rather than social distancing may be more appropriate, as we all need social interactions for our general mental wellbeing.
Researchers report the hormone prolactin, more commonly associated with lactation in new mothers, may underlie why women are more vulnerable to developing functional pain syndromes than men.
Transcranial focused ultrasound (tFUS) can help elevate mood and decrease activity in brain networks associated with psychiatric disorders when directed at the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex.
Changing aspects of your personality, such as becoming more extroverted or conscientious, can be difficult to achieve based on desire alone.
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Learning is optimized in computer models when there is an error rate of 15%. Researchers say the 85% accuracy rule may also apply to humans for optimal perceptual learning.
A person's dependency on their smartphone predicts greater loneliness and depressive symptoms, and not the other way around.
Vision appears to play a more dominant role than motor movements when it comes to encoding memory of large-scale spaces. The findings address a long-standing debate as to whether or not body movements aid the learning of physical spaces.