According to an Acta Psychologica study, context and an individual's likelihood of being offended influence how profanity effects attention.
Researchers report genes implicated in human ASD are regulated differently in honeybees that are more unresponsive than their nest mates. The PNAS study provides insight into the genetic heritage shared across species and offers clues about the evolution of social behavior.
People with higher levels of lutein, a nutrient commonly found in kale and eggs, were more cognitively on par with younger people than their peers with lower lutein levels, a new study reports.
Using a combination of brain stimulation, physical exercise and computer based cognitive training, researchers report people were better at specific skill learning than when using cognitive training alone.
A new study in PNAS reveals how the body converts omega 3 fatty acids into endocannabinoids, which can have anti-inflammatory effects.
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.
Study reports higher levels of lutein in the eyes is linked to better academic achievement and cognitive abilities in children.
A new study reports low doses of THC can help to lower social anxiety and stress, while higher levels can increase anxious feelings.
Vicsoelasticity in the hippocampus is associated with better performance on both memory and fitness tests, a new study reports.
Researchers investigate whether abnormal gut bacteria composition contribute to autism spectrum disorders, or whether diet and medication for children with ASD leads to the irregular microbiome.
According to a new study, several anxiety disorders share a common underlying trait; a fear of the unknown.