The smell of fresh cut grass or blooming flowers appears to have a positive effect on a person's overall well-being, a new study reveals. Researchers say the smells of nature can help boost psychological well-being.
First of a kind study reveals the causal relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption, exercise, and happiness, rather than a generalized correlation.
Adolescents and older adults pay less attention to social cues in real-world interactions than young adults.
A new theory of memory visualizes the brain as an organic super-computer that runs complex binary code with neurons acting like mechanical computers. The theory is based on the discovery of the protein molecule, talin, which contains switch-like domains that change shape in response to pressure in mechanical force by a cell.
Men evaluated the scent of sexually aroused women as more attractive and expressed an increase in their sexual motivations. Findings suggest the chemical signal of scent alone can elicit a sexual response in men.
A headset that stimulates the ear canal improves both motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The effects of the stimulation appear to have a lasting effect following treatment.
A new study reports women who give birth to boys are at a 79% increased risk of developing postnatal depression than those who birth girls. Researchers also note that women who experience birth complications are 174% more likely to develop PND.
A new study sheds light on infanticidal behavior in male chimps, and reveals females are highly sensitive to the relative risks posed to their offspring by different males.
Researchers report virtual reality can help to lower pain levels and increase performance when undertaking physical activity. Participants using VR reported a pain intensity 10% lower than those not using the technology when performing isometric bicep curls.
A new study reveals people with ASD may be at higher risk of being manipulated as they find it more difficult to pick up social cues about deceit. Researchers say the ability to detect lies is significantly diminished in those with autism.
University of Kent researchers report people who believe they are disadvantaged are more likely to have an unrealistic belief in the greatness of their country and support populist ideologies.