First of a kind study reveals the causal relationship between fruit and vegetable consumption, exercise, and happiness, rather than a generalized correlation.
A new study finds dopamine increases responses to stressful stimuli, not just pleasurable ones. The findings could have implications for the treatment of mental health disorders and addiction.
Studying 50 species of primates, researchers found 80% of the species studied performed corpse carrying behaviors as a way to process grief. Following the loss of an infant, some primate mothers carried the body for up to four months following death.
Reinterpreting stress response as performance-enhancing makes people less anxious and improves general wellbeing, researchers report.
A new study shows how sophisticated social awareness in children can be in the transference of behavior.
Study reveals cognitive control can drive cheaters to be honest, and honest people to cheat.
Squirrels have four main personality traits, researchers report. Understanding how an animal’s personality influences use of space may be important for wildlife conservation.
Study reveals a correlation between instances of eye contact and higher levels of engagement during conversations.
Differences in cognitive control appear to be a matter of degree in healthy individuals.
Those who exercise regularly may lower their risk of developing anxiety by 60%, researchers report.
Having too much free time can be almost as bad for your overall wellbeing as having little or no time to yourself, researchers report.
Male children with isolated GnRH deficiency (IGD), a rare endocrine disorder associated with a lack of sex hormone during the second trimester of development, report more gender non-conformity than males without IGD. The same was not true for females w…
People with ADHD had a 34% higher risk of developing dementia than those without the disorder. The risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, the most common type of dementia, was 55% higher for those with ADHD.
Study will focus on the social and cultural reasons that drive parents to mislead or induce false beliefs in their children.
Researchers hypothesis the projected decline in global population by 2064 will be a result of social stress.
Socially isolated older adults are more likely to die when admitted to ICU or face an increased risk of disability once discharged than those who have social support.
A new, open access repository incorporates frequently asked questions and answers by genomics researchers to provide a better general understanding of what their studies do, and do not show.
Virginia Tech researchers have been awarded a grant to study how a protein system impacts fear conditioning differences between males and females.
White matter functional connectivity distributions may contribute to working memory and processing speed impairments in schizophrenia.
Researchers report self-perception does not diminish nor does an individual’s personality change as a result of closed-loop brain stimulation brain implants for the treatment of epilepsy.