A new study reveals the quality of the playground experience during recess can have significant impact on a child's emotional well being, behavior and cognition.
Neuroimaging study reveals social learning is represented in the anterior cingulate cortex, while direct learning is represented in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. The two areas both interact with the striatum, which helps compute both reward prediction error and social prediction error.
Researchers report exposure to sour foods can increase our desire to take a few risks. Risk averse people, such as those with anxiety disorders, could benefit from eating sour tasting foods to help boost risk taking behaviors, such as talking to new people.
A Frontiers in Psychiatry paper reports when male voles drink and their partner abstains, their relationship starts to suffer. The findings could help explain the link between discordant drinking and relationship breakdown in humans.
Retrieval of both old and recent memories are supported by distinct brain networks, a new study reports.
Exposure to music, specifically complex and highly stimulating music, leads women to rate male faces as more attractive and increases willingness to date the men pictured, a new study reports.