A new study reports two year old children and dogs show similar patterns of social intelligence, more so than human children and chimps.
While much research has shown that exercise can be good for our brains, the link between how physical activity benefits the brain is not clearly understood. In a new study, researchers suggest the link between brain health and exercise could be a product of our evolutionary history and our hunter-gatherer past.
Researchers are testing a new drug, which can be used as an alternative to estrogen therapy for menopausal women. Early data shows the drug significantly reduced the total number of weekly hot flashes in women by 73% and was well tolerated by those who took it.
An eLife study reveals mantis shrimps have mushroom bodies in the brains. A key player in memory and learning in insects, mushroom bodies have not previously been identified in crustaceans. Researchers believe their finding could shed light on how brain structures evolved in arthropods.
A new PNAS study reports it is mathematically impossible to stop the aging process in multicellular organisms.
Researchers report we may see similarities between different languages as a result of the brain's preference for efficient information processing.
A new study reports music can have a positive impact on the parent child relationship. Researchers discovered people who had shared musical experiences with their parents during childhood and adolescence had better relationships with their moms and dads as they entered adulthood.
Researchers implicate an increased likelihood of smoking and lower levels of physical activity following divorce in elevated risks of early death.