Researchers say almost one third of Americans are unknowingly taking medications that can increase depression and suicide risks.
Obese and overweight people who were sedentary for twenty minutes or more were less able to overcome distractions.
Researchers say typical neuroimaging studies generally utilize small sample sizes, making them a challenge for other neuroscientists to replicate.
As people adjust to life in COVID lockdown, the negative mental health effects dissipate.
Researchers report adolescent cannabis use alters the structural development of the prefrontal cortex, an area of the brain that helps control higher cognitive functions.
Researchers report rats exposed to phthalates, both while in the womb and through lactation, had fewer neurons and synapses than peers who were not exposed to the plasticizing chemicals. Additionally, the phthalate exposed rats showed deficits in cognitive flexibility.
A new study reveals the molecular and cellular mechanisms behind why some people find it harder to stop using antidepressants than others with depression.
Researchers report they are able to see alterations in gene expression up to two hours after a stickleback fish interacts with an intruder. They speculate the changes in gene expression and chromatin modification could help set up the brain to respond to future threats. The study appears in PLOS Genetics.
Vicsoelasticity in the hippocampus is associated with better performance on both memory and fitness tests, a new study reports.
Researchers identify a predictive relationship between serotonin, cortisol and fecal microbiota. The study provides additional support for previous findings that implicate gut bacteria in ASD.