A new study adds to growing evidence that infants possess a basic theory of mind. Neuroimaging reveals the temporal parietal junction, an area of the brain associated with theory of mind, responds similarly in infants and adults when watching videos of actors expressing different mental states.
Researchers have developed a new prosthetic arm that stimulates the nerves in the amputated limb, allowing the patient to feel the sense of touch.
Surprise, researchers say, not only has effects on the beliefs of an individual, but also collective effects on the content of culture. As a result, surprise can lead people to change attitudes, shift preconceptions and inspire social change.
Researchers report piglets of mothers who were fed a choline rich diet had increased white and gray matter in the brain.
Researchers report individual differences in functional brain connectivity reflects differences in how certain intrinsic connectivity networks engage during decision making.
Researchers report both implicit and explicit emotional suppression reduces connectivity in brain regions associated with encoding emotional memories.
A new study reports babies born early in the third trimester of pregnancy are more likely to show delayed development of the auditory cortex.
A new drug has been cleared for human trials in patients with anaplastic astrocytoma and glioblastoma brain cancers. The drug, PAC-1, is reported to spur cancer cells to self destruct and has proven to be effective in animal models of brain cancers.
Researchers reveal the precuneus is more connected to the dorsal attention network and less connected to the default mode network in people with chronic tinnitus.
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.