A virtual walk on a beach could help improve people's experiences during dental procedures, a new study reports.
Researchers report tailored music sessions may be crucial in helping transform the lives with communication problems, such as those associated with autism, brain damage and stroke.
Researchers from the University of Plymouth have discovered the tole PrPC plays in the development of neurofibromatosis 2 tumors. According to the study, the prion protein is overproduced in schwannomas, compared with healthy Schwann cells. This overproduction is a result of Merlin deficiency and contributed to tumor growth in NF2 patients.
The force by which a person embarks upon a utilitarian act may be predicted by psychopathic traits, a new study reports.
A new study reports social robots may be good counselors. Researchers say the NAO robot is able to provide a helpful motivational interview, a technique used by counselors to support behavior change.
A study of macaque monkeys reveals low-intensity ultrasound can both generate and suppress signalling in the brain and modulate normal function. The ultrasonic stimulation alters counterfactual thinking, allowing the ability to decide upon a better alternative in decision-making tasks.
Current fMRI tests designed to detect deception by looking at specific areas of the brain may be vulnerable to mental countermeasures. In order to improve reliability, researchers call for whole brain analysis, rather than just examining brain regions of interest.
Spending time in nature can help reduce the strength and frequency of cravings.
Results show the blood-pressure-lowering effects of exercise were diminished by more than 60% over the first hour of recovery, and completely absent two hours post-exercise in those who used antibacterial mouthwash.