News tagged with impulse control
People with psychopathic tendencies have an impaired sense of smell, which points to inefficient processing in the front part of the brain. These findings by Mehmet Mahmut and Richard Stevenson, from Macquarie University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 3
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Western Sydney researcher has developed a new computational model, which will improve our understanding of how Parkinson's disease (PD) medications affect the brain and cognition.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists investigate whether food addiction should be classed as a mental disorder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Concussions and even lesser head impacts may speed up the brain's natural aging process by causing signaling pathways in the brain to break down more quickly than they would in someone who has never suffered ...
Neuroscience Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Drugs used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) do not appear to have long-term effects on the brain, according to new animal research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 8 |
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have shown that zebrafish could be used to study the underlying causes of psychiatric disorders.
Neuroscience May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have found clinical evidence that the drug gabapentin, currently on the market to treat neuropathic pain and epilepsy, helps people to quit smoking marijuana (cannabis). Unlike ...
Addiction Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
Feeling angry and annoyed with others is a daily part of life, but most people don't act on these impulses. What keeps us from punching line-cutters or murdering conniving co-workers? Self-control. A new review article in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Some Parkinson's Disease patients can suddenly become creative when they take dopamine therapy, producing pictures, sculptures, novels and poetry. But their new-found interests can become so overwhelming that they ignore ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) at the University of Cambridge have identified a brain abnormality which is found in drug-dependent individuals as well as their ...
Neuroscience Feb 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 2 |
Internet addiction disorder may be associated with abnormal white matter structure in the brain, as reported in the Jan. 11 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE. These structural features may be linked to behavioral impair ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 11, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (6) | 0
Women alcoholics suffer damage to the part of their brain that controls moods, impulses and sleep three times faster than their male counterparts, a Swedish study showed Wednesday.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A study of more than 400 children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has found a link between the children's routine play settings and the severity of their symptoms, researchers report. ...
Attention deficit disorders Sep 15, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
How the brain controls impulsive behavior may be significantly different than psychologists have thought for the last 40 years.
Neuroscience Aug 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
A study using mice provides insight into how a specific receptor subtype in the brain could play a role in increasing a person's risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The research, conducted by the Intramural ...
Attention deficit disorders Aug 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |