News tagged with behaviours
Human intelligence cannot be explained by the size of the brain's frontal lobes, say researchers.
Neuroscience May 13, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 4 |
Fear responses can only be erased when people learn something new while retrieving the fear memory. This is the conclusion of a study conducted by scientists from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and published in the leading ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
US researchers say they have identified at least two distinct types of autism, paving the way for new and more targeted treatments.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 08, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Hailed since ancient times for its medicinal properties, we still have a lot to learn about the effects of rosemary. Now researchers writing in Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology, published by SAGE, have shown for th ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- New research by Dr Brock Bastian from UQ's School of Psychology highlights the psychological processes that people engage in to reduce their discomfort over eating meat.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 25, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 32
Researchers at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) and the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) have identified an enzyme as a possible target for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The protein ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Children whose fathers are more positively engaged with them at age three months have fewer behavioural problems at age twelve months, according to new research funded by the Wellcome Trust. The study suggests that interventions ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 18, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Parents of young children who show extreme behaviour problems and a lack of empathy or remorse may find new hope from research at the University of Sydney.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 23, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
Lindsay Sewall has spent the last three years studying a feared and misunderstood segment of the population: Psychopaths.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 3
A new study lead by the Neuroscience Institute of Alicante reveals how manipulating the endocannabinoid system can modulate high levels of impulsivity. This is the main problem in psychiatric illnesses such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Two treatments most likely to lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been identified by UK researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 1.3 / 5 (12) | 0 |
A team of neuroscientists at the University of Leicester, UK, in collaboration with researchers from Poland and Japan, has announced a breakthrough in the understanding of the 'brain chemistry' that triggers ...
Neuroscience Apr 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Disregarding the rules and confrontational behaviours are commonplace with young children and can even arise in the first year of life. For some children, this trend will persist and become ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 07, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
The ratio between the second and fourth digits is linked to stretched penile length according to a study published online this week in Asian Journal of Andrology. This finding suggests that digit ratio can predict adult ...
Other Jul 05, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 5
A combination of rare and common genetic variations could play a part in biological pathways linked to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Attention deficit disorders Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Behavior or behaviour (see American and British spelling differences) refers to the actions and mannerisms made by organisms, systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with its environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the physical environment. It is the response of the system or organism to various stimuli or inputs, whether internal or external, conscious or subconscious, overt or covert, and voluntary or involuntary.
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