The part of the brain we use when engaging in egalitarian behavior may also be linked to a larger sense...
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.
According to a new study, people who carry a certain genetic variation perceive positive and negative emotions more vividly.
Researchers discover people with the ADRA2b deletion variant have more vivid perceptions of emotional events.
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.
Gene therapy shows promise for future treatment of addiction in humans, a new study reports.
The brain automatically places more value on the opinions of people who appear to be confident, a new study reports.
While many of us find the sound of a person chewing or breathing heavily annoying, for those with misophonia, such noises are unbearable. Researchers have identified the neural networks and brain changes associated with the disorder.
A difficulty in learning about the safety of a stimulus may contribute to problems in overcoming compulsive behavior for patients with OCD, a new study reports.
Greater variability in reaction time is associated with reduced gray matter volume in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex, a new study reports.