Study reports night-owls are more likely than early birds to underperform at work and retire early due to ill health or disability.
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Purdue researchers create an organismoid that can mimic some aspects of human thought, specifically the ability to retain important information and forget unimportant memories.
While misinformation can cancel our accurate statements about climate change, researchers report that delivering a 'vaccine, or preemptive exposure, to fragments of misinformation may cancel out the negative false news and help preserve the facts.
A new study in Scientific Reports finds evidence from MRI scans suggests Neanderthal derived genetic variations affect how the brains of modern humans work. Findings may shed light on specific deficits seen in ASD and schizophrenia, researchers believe.
A new study reports a direct correlation between health and gut bacteria in older people. Researchers report healthy elderly people have similar overall microbiota composition to people decades younger.
When mental and physical tasks are put in direct competition, cognition tends to win out. Researchers suggest more energy is directed to the brain than the body, supporting the 'selfish brain' theory of evolution.
A new study challenges the assumption of many scientists, that the most active neurons involved in complex activity are also the most important in controlling behavior.
Undetected and undocumented cases of COVID-19 were largely responsible for the rapid spread of the virus in China. 86% of all infections were undocumented before the January 23 Wuhan travel shutdown. Per person, the undocumented infections were half as contagious as documented infections but were the source of two-thirds of documented infections.
A new study sheds light on the role striosomal neurons play in reinforcement learning.