News tagged with mental processes
(Medical Xpress)—New research from Cardiff and Bristol universities shows that children whose brains process information more slowly than their peers are at greater risk of psychotic experiences.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—When the latest version of what is considered the "bible" of psychiatry is unveiled in May, experts believe several changes in it will broaden both the definition and diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity ...
Attention deficit disorders Apr 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Children who have an earlier onset of puberty have poorer mental health from as early as preschool age, a new study by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Playing video games for an hour each day can improve subsequent performance on cognitive tasks that use similar mental processes to those involved in the game, according to research published March 13 in the open access journal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Research illuminates molecular mechanism for why stimulating environment may protect against Alzheimer's disease
"Use it or lose it." The saying could apply especially to the brain when it comes to protecting against Alzheimer's disease. Previous studies have shown that keeping the mind active, exercising and social interactions may ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(AP)—Army leadership is looking to improve coordination between its mental health programs and other soldier-resilience efforts.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Since the early 1970s school shootings at American elementary, secondary and higher education institutions have been a painful reality for American society. After each incident – like the recent attack in Newtown, CT – ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the VA San Diego Healthcare System have found that deficiencies in the neural processing of simple auditory tones can evolve into ...
Neuroscience Nov 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—No matter which way you look at it, rejection hurts. Experiencing rejection from a boss, a friend, or a partner is difficult enough for many adults to handle. But adolescents, who are dealing with the one-two ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—You're waiting in the reception area of your doctor's office. The magazines are uninteresting. The pictures on the wall are dull. The second hand on the wall clock moves so excruciatingly slowly that you're ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
UC Irvine scientists have discovered intriguing differences in the brains and mental processes of an extraordinary group of people who can effortlessly recall every moment of their lives since about age 10.
Neuroscience Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers studying how our minds develop fears in response to danger found that people can quickly learn to recognise a threat even when they are unaware of it.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In the current online issue of PLoS ONE, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say they have identified a set of laboratory-based biomarkers that can be useful for understanding brain- ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) in Japan have uncovered two brain signals in the human prefrontal cortex involved in how humans predict the decisions of other people. Their results suggest ...
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mental distractions make pain easier to take, and those pain-relieving effects aren't just in your head, according to a report published online on May 17 in Current Biology.
Medical research May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |