Stress can be a precursor to other mental health disorders including depression and anxiety, as well as a factor for premature aging. Researchers discuss stress management techniques that can build resilience to stressors and could help protect against…
Optogentic stimulation has the potential to cultivate resilience to epileptic seizures in animal models, researchers report.
A new study reveals a child’s reading skills can be developed with the help of a newly designed child-friendly action video game.
During deep sleep, the presence of an unfamiliar voice elicits more K-complexes, a type of brain wave linked to sensory perturbances during sleep, compared to the sound of a familiar voice.
Hydroxychloroquine shows promise for reducing some of the debilitating systems associated with primary progressive multiple sclerosis, a new study reports.
Researchers say the freedom to make self-determined movements may be key to flexible thinking and creativity.
Family members of people with borderline personality disorder share similarities in brain structure and personality traits as those diagnosed with the personality disorder. Findings may point toward a hereditary component to personality disorders.
A new artificial intelligence algorithm analyses MRI data to accurately predict the age of a brain.
The free-energy principle can explain how neural networks minimize energy costs and are optimized for efficiency.
Study establishes a robust link between ozone exposure and an increase in cognitive impairment in older adults.
The genetic disruption of specific cell processes crucial to brain development was linked to disease risk in a wide range of mental health disorders including schizophrenia.
Researchers propose forgetting memories or things we have learned may be a functional feature in the brain and actually an additional form of learning.
Study reveals how the body produces different health-promoting signaling molecules in an organ-specific manner following exercise at different points during the day.
Heart disease that causes brain dysfunction can lead to the development of Alzheimer’s disease and triples the amount of amyloid-beta in the brain.
Researchers have developed a new method that vastly improves the imaging of the structures of neural connections using standard confocal microscopes.
Eating a handful of dried goji berries five times a week may help delay or even prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration. Over a 90 day period, those who ate goji berries had an increase in protective pigments in their eyes.
The risk of developing mutliple sclerosis increases 32 fold following Epstein-Barr virus infection.
Proteins belonging to the TAM family receptors may be a new biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease. The elevated inflammatory markers are conspicuous, even before the onset of dementia.
A new computational model found decisions people are most likely to feel right about are a result of the attentional effort to consciously weigh up different options.
Deep, uninterrupted sleep can help boost learning names and faces, a new study reports.