Teens who had an insecure attachment to their mothers as toddlers are more likely to overestimate the trustworthiness of strangers, a new study reports.
People with a neurotic personality type have a stronger relationship with both stressor exposure and perceived stress than any of the other four personality types.
When older couples are close together, their heart rates synchronize in complex patterns of interaction.
Researchers have identified a new target of alcohol in the brain. A new study reveals alcohol blocks the KCNK13 potassium channel within the membrane of dopamine releasing neurons in the ventral tegmental area.
Adding a lysophospholipid form of EPA, LPC-EPA, to the diet increased omega 3 fatty acid levels up to 100 fold in the brains of mice, researchers report. The amount required for the boost in Omega 3 levels is less than a milligram a day. In humans, researchers report, the equivalent is less than a quarter of a gram of LPC-EPA per day to have the same effect.
A new study reveals focusing attention to the context of a memory, rather than the emotional aspects, increases activity in brain regions associated with executive function and attention.
As people adjust to life in COVID lockdown, the negative mental health effects dissipate.
In anemonefish, male-to-female sex changes occur first in the brain and later involves gonadal changes. The physical sex alterations can occur months or even years after the brain changes occur.
Researchers report adolescent cannabis use alters the structural development of the prefrontal cortex, an area of the brain that helps control higher cognitive functions.