(Medical Xpress)—A team led by Yale researchers has used pharmacological neuroimaging and computational modeling to examine large-scale functional organization in the human brain. Their novel approach has ...
Neuroscience Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Black urban teenagers from low-income families face a rate of sexually transmitted disease up to 10 times higher than their white counterparts, but recent studies at Oregon State University have identified ...
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Gaining more insight into predicting how genes affect physical or behavioral traits by charting the genotype-phenotype map holds promise to speed discoveries in personalized medicine. But ...
Genetics Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study led by MIT neuroscientists has found that brain scans of patients with social anxiety disorder can help predict whether they will benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Almost all of us have been tempted to lie at some point, whether about our GPA, our annual income, or our age. But what makes us actually do it?
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
such as a terrorist attack, a natural disaster, or market collapse – often strikes twice. There is the damage caused by the event itself, as lives are lost or left in ruin. But there is also the second act, catalyzed by ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Temper tantrums in young children can be an early signal of mental health problems, but how does a parent or pediatrician know when disruptive behavior is typical or a sign of a serious problem?
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Symptoms of depression are linked to shorter survival times among cancer patients, according to a new study.
Cancer Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Many people, whether they know it or not, are philosophical dualists. That is, they believe that the brain and the mind are two separate entities. Despite the fact dualist beliefs are found in virtually ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 25, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (6) | 2 |
A new study finds that mice have a distinct neural subsystem that links the nose to the brain and is associated with instinctually important smells such as those emitted by predators. That insight, published ...
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A new system of caring for people with dementia in their homes could keep them from having to move into nursing homes and improve their quality of life, new research suggests.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Intuitively it simply makes sense: exposure to sexual content in movies at an early age probably influences adolescents' sexual behavior. And yet, even though a great deal of research has shown that adolescents who watch ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) pioneered the study of the link between irregularities in the immune system and neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism a decade ago. Since ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a cause-and-effect relationship between two well-established biological risk factors for schizophrenia previously believed to be independent of one another.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have laid bare a novel molecular mechanism responsible for the most important symptom of major depression: anhedonia, the loss of the ability to experience pleasure. While ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 6 |