Bipolar disorder is a severe mood disorder characterized by unpredictable and dramatic mood swings between the highs of mania and lows of depression. These mood episodes occur among periods of 'normal mood', termed euthymia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
People view brown-eyed faces as more trustworthy than those with blue eyes, except if the blue eyes belong to a broad-faced man, according to research published January 9 in the open access journal PLOS ON ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 09, 2013 | 2.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new University of Michigan study finds that an overactive part of the brain hinders autistic teens from coping in unfamiliar social settings, leaving them feeling overwhelmed and anxious.
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Parents and babies smile, laugh and coo at each other, but scientists still have a lot of questions about how these interactions help infants develop.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 08, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Abnormalities of eye movement and fixation may contribute to difficulty in perceiving and recognizing faces among older adults with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), suggests a study "Abnormal Fixation in Individuals with AMD when Viewing an Image of a Face" appearing in the January issue of Optometry and Vision Science, officia ...
Ophthalmology Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Face the facts: Neural integration transforms unconscious face detection into conscious face perception
(Medical Xpress)—The apparent ease and immediacy of human perception is deceptive, requiring highly complex neural operations to determine the category of objects in a visual scene. Nevertheless, the human ...
Neuroscience Dec 31, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (9) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Using brain-monitoring technology, Stanford psychology researchers have discovered that infant brains respond to faces in much the same way as adult brains do, even while the rest of their ...
Neuroscience Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
As surgical teams gain experience with facial transplantation, a careful approach to planning based on the principles of craniofacial surgery can help to maximize patient outcomes in terms of facial form and function, according ...
Surgery Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—At a Bloomington, Ind., toy store, kids ages 8 to 12 gather weekly to trade Pokemon cards and share their mutual absorption in the intrigue and adventure of Pokemon.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
From the playground to the office, a key aspect of our social lives involves figuring out who "belongs" and who doesn't. Our biases lead us—whether we're aware of it or not—to favor people who belong to our own social ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Washing your face is as simple as using soap and water, right? Not quite say dermatologists. How you wash your face can make a difference in your appearance.
Health Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
New research published in Biology Letters today shows that humans are biased to look at eyes... even those of headless monsters!
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Within a year after having face transplant surgery, some patients regain sensory and motor functions such as the ability to speak, chew food and smile, experts have found.
Surgery Oct 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a painless clinical procedure performed on a patient with electrodes temporarily implanted in his brain, Stanford University doctors pinpointed two nerve clusters that are critical for face perception. The findings could ...
Neuroscience Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The human face is a fantastically intricate thing. The billions of people on the planet have faces that are individually recognizable because each has subtle differences in its folds and ...
Genetics Oct 22, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |