A difficulty in learning about the safety of a stimulus may contribute to problems in overcoming compulsive behavior for patients with OCD, a new study reports.
A series of short films looks at how using animals to better understand what happens in the brains of those with OCD may help lead to better treatments.
Researchers have developed a faster, more precise method of identifying which of a person's genes could be associated with a particular disease.
Researchers have identified two drugs, including one in trial as an anti-cancer drug, that appears to prevent neurodegeneration.
According to researchers, women living in poorer areas are 60% more likely to suffer from anxiety than their more affluent peers. However, in men, there was little difference in anxiety levels.
Researchers have identified a mechanism that allows the body to adapt to a low caloric intake and limits weight loss.
When mental and physical tasks are put in direct competition, cognition tends to win out. Researchers suggest more energy is directed to the brain than the body, supporting the 'selfish brain' theory of evolution.
GABA concentration within the hippocampus may predict a person's ability to block memory retrieval and prevent unwanted thoughts from occurring, a new study reports.
University of Cambridge researchers report sheep can be trained to recognize different faces from photographs and can identify their handler in a photo without prior training.