University of Cambridge researchers report making eye contact with a baby causes brainwave synchronization in both the child and person they are looking at. Researchers believe this synchronization can help boost communication and learning skills.
People who are historically more reliant on the coal industry tend to have more negative personality traits, University of Cambridge researchers report. The researchers believe this could be a lasting effect of the Industrial Revolution.
A new study in Neuron reports a simple, new neuroimaging technique has revealed a correlation between how well a person's brain regions are connected and intelligence.
A new Nature Communications study reveals increased calcium levels in brain cells may play a significant role in the development of Parkinson's disease.
A new study reveals drinking more than five pints of beer or glasses of wine per week could decrease life expectancy. Drinking more than 10 alcoholic drinks a week is linked to a one to two year shortened life expectancy, researchers report.
University of Cambridge researchers report cholesterol may play a role in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers discovered cholesterol can trigger amyloid beta to aggregate, which can lead to neuron death.
A new study reports mothers who feel more connected with their baby during pregnancy are more likely to have positive interactions with the infant when it is born. This can have a positive effect on the child's development.