Early-life exposure to atmospheric lead was associated with less mature and less healthy personality traits in adults.
Couples who blamed their stresses on the coronavirus pandemic were happier in their relationships.
Rat study reveals place cells in the hippocampus have the same patterns of activity whether they correctly, or incorrectly recall a memory. However, when the memory is incorrect, the activity begins later and is slower.
The time between cases in a chain of transmission of COVID-19 is less than one week, and more than 10% of patients are infected by someone who has the virus but is not yet symptomatic.
Investing in an experience, such as attending a sports event or eating at a restaurant, generates more personal happiness than splashing out on material good, a new study reports.
Obesity during pregnancy was associated with lower IQ among boys, but not girls, at age 7. The findings suggest maternal obesity has long=term implications for early cognitive development.
Contrary to popular belief, a new study reveals higher levels of testosterone may make people more sensitive to moral norms.
Taking a warm bath an hour or two before bedtime can help improve sleep quality. Scheduling a soak in the tub 1.5 hours before sleep, and setting the water temperature to 104-109 degrees Fahrenheit can hasten the speed of falling asleep by, on average, 10 minutes in addition to improving sleep quality.
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A new deep learning system takes glimpses of its surroundings, representing less than 20% of a 360-degree view and infers the rest of the environment.
Newly identified 'extinction neurons' in the hippocampus suppress fearful memories when activated, and allow the memories to return when deactivated. The findings may provide new treatment avenues for PTSD, phobias, and anxiety.
A new deep learning system is able to predict, with great accuracy, how different brain areas respond to specific words. The model also found concepts localized to the auditory cortex are less dependent on context.
A new mouse study reveals a brain circuit that may enable high speed back and forth conversation. The findings could help shed new light on the causes of speech disorders.