Overall, restrictive eating was the only feeding practice that linked parent and child emotional eating.
Astrocytes help transition the brain from a highly plastic state to one that is more stable.
Dendrites weave their way through space that balances their need to connect to other neurons, but there is a cost.
Children as young as three have an adult-like preference for visual fractal patterns commonly seen in nature. The findings suggest the preference for common natural fractal patterns develops early in life.
Without their cell phones, study participants had increased difficulty concentrating and experienced more mind-wandering that those who had access to their phones. Those who had access to their phone, but were told to resist using them had greater perceived concentration abilities than those who had no access to their device.
Researchers have identified neurons vital for socialized behavior in zebrasifh. The study reports, when the neurons are disabled, their orientation to one another breaks down in a similar way to socialization problems in humans with ASD.
Researchers report young female bonobos prepare for motherhood by helping mother apes to take care of their young. Findings also show elevated levels of oxytocin in the urine of young females who help with parental style care of baby bonobos.
Researchers implicate the hippocampus in conceptual memory formation. The study reveals activity within the hippocampus and ventromedial prefrontal cortex is consistent with the retrieval of new concepts.