A neuroimaging study reports dopamine activity does not reflect the number of dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra of people with Parkinson's disease.
A PET neuroimaging study reveals high intensity impact training significantly increases endorphin release in brain areas associated with controlling emotion and pain.
A new study reports conscious feelings stem from bodily feedback. Researchers have mapped the organization of conscious feelings, reporting they cluster into five categories: positive emotions, negative emotions, cognitive function, somatic state and illness.
A new eye tracking study reveals skilled musicians only read musical notes slightly faster than novices, but during that time, professional musicians are able to add flourish and play around with the music, interpreting it in their own manner.
A new study links prenatal smoking with a significantly increased risk of a child developing ADHD later in life. The study found higher cotinine levels in the mother's blood during pregnancy increased the risk of her child being diagnosed with ADHD three fold.
Study finds a correlation with early infant gut microbiota composition and temperament traits in toddlers. Positive emotionality was associated with higher Streptococcus and Bifidobacterium levels, while negative and fear reactivity was associated with reduced bacterial diversity.
Neuroimaging reveals areas of the brain associated with visual and auditory processing are more active when anxiety slowly increases during horror movies. After a shocking scene, brain areas associated with emotional processing, threat evaluation, and decision making increase in activity.