Researchers propose a new theory of what happens in the brain when we experience familiar seeming visual stimuli. The theory, dubbed sensory referenced suppression, suggests the brain understands different levels of activation expected for sensory input and corrects for it, leaving behind the signal for familiarity.
A new study challenges the existing theory that testosterone levels are linked to reduced cognitive empathy.
Study finds an association between resting state network connectivity abnormalities in those with major depressive disorder who experienced childhood trauma.
Research suggests men who use cocaine at the time of conception could increase the risk of their son developing learning difficulties and memory loss.
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Combining neuroimaging data with artificial intelligence, researchers have identified two distinct neuroanatomical subtypes of schizophrenia. The first, more typical subtype is associated with a lower widespread volume of gray matter compared to healthy controls. In the second subtype, gray matter volume is largely similar to healthy brains.
A neuroimaging study examines the brain's response to social exclusion.
A single head injury can increase the risk of developing dementia, especially in women. Suffering more than one head injury increases the risk further, a new study reports.
A new study of male rhesus macaques reveals exposure to oxytocin and vasopressin 'flattens' group hierarchy, forcing dominant males to become more relaxed and subordinate monkeys to become more confident.
According to researchers, children who eat fish at least once a week score four points higher on IQ tests and sleep better than those who consume fish less frequently, or not at all.
A new mouse model of Alzheimer's more closely resembles the human version of the disease. Researchers believe the new model may help accelerate new therapeutic avenues to treat the disease.