Researchers report they’ve pinpointed the precise location in the human brain, called the ventromedial prefrontal cortex, that controls belief and doubt, and which explains why some of us are more gullible than others.
Atypical activation and negative functional connectivity between the insula and ventromedial prefrontal cortex could explain why psychopaths lack empathy.
A new neuroimaging study shows differences in brain structure according to how trusting people are of others.
Neuroimaging study isolates functional differences between autistic and non-autistic brains, researchers report.
Researchers discover people with the ADRA2b deletion variant have more vivid perceptions of emotional events.
Researchers identify a central gatekeeping system they believe is implicated in both chronic pain and tinnitus.
Researchers find high level of inflammation markers in the blood of people with depression. The research indicates persistent inflammation affects brain areas associated with the more stubborn symptoms of depression.
A new study reports our current computer systems will never truly understand what we're saying because they are unable to take into account the context of a conversation.
Researchers discover the structure of a brain area associated with emotional regulation is more likely to be passed down from mothers to daughters.
Researchers believe their findings could help to prevent at-risk children from developing anxiety disorders.