How we interact with social networks—look at info that reinforces or confronts our own viewpoint—may depend on our genes.
Even if key areas of the brain are dysfunctional, mice can learn to associate smell and look of a location with the availability of cocaine.
Children of obese parents are more likely to fail tests of fine motor skills and personal-social skills than those of normal-weight parents.
If the recreational use of marijuana is legalized, some 8th and 10th graders in Washington tend to think the drug is less harmful. No real change seen in Colo.
Many people, especially women, who experience trauma and violence in their neighborhoods, develop PTSD and depression, a Northwestern U. study suggests.
Despair, feelings of hopelessness, and depression are just some of the symptoms that result from a disturbance in the circadian rhythms of mice.
When you’re under stress, like taking a test, you don’t retrieve info as efficiently from your brain. Practice tests can help with that.
A computer can be trained to distinguish between suicidal and non-suicidal word usage, and the application can possibly be used in schools.
Spontaneous thought happens when the mind is unconstrained or “wandering.” Yet sometimes this feature is confused with mental illness or ADHD.
In the transition away from daylight saving time (in the US, everywhere but Arizona), the incidence of some forms of depression goes up a little.