Simulation neurons found in the amygdala allow animals to reconstruct the mental state of social partners and predict intentions. Dysfunction in these newly identified neurons may be involved in disorders associated with social behavioral problems, such as autism and social anxiety.
A new study reports exposure to cannabis and stress during the teenage years may result in an increased risk of developing anxiety disorders later in life.
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A new web-based game that is independent of language can help to detect dyslexia in children.
Study reports it may be possible to detect the onset and progression of Huntington's disease through linguistic changes in patients. Linguistic impairments often begin before the onset of other Huntington's symptoms.
Non-invasive auricular transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation (atVNS), applied to an accessible area of the ear, improves memory in mouse models of intellectual disability.
Findings reveal individual differences in the severity of depressive symptoms following a relationship breakdown are associated with changes in resting-state whole-brain dynamics.
A new AI algorithm recognizes the complex range of emotions invoked when people listen to pieces of music.
Problems with counterfactive interpretation in those with aphasia are associated with a reduction of propositional, lexical and syntactic cognition.
A new video game fosters more social initiation that free play for those with ASD. The game also is effective at reducing repetitive behaviors and helps improve gestural expression.
Widely used music algorithms are more likely to recommend and select music by male artists, at the detriment of female musicians. A new study addresses gender disparities in music-based algorithms.
Common epigenetic markers associated with food addiction have been identified.