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For most of his life, 24-year-old Steven Bringas so feared humiliating himself if he spoke that only an emergency would get him to enter a store.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 19, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 1
IQ, the standard measure of intelligence, can increase or fall significantly during our teenage years, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust, and these changes are associated with changes to the ...
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (15) | 5 |
Children exposed to family violence show the same pattern of activity in their brains as soldiers exposed to combat, new research has shown.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (9) | 5 |
Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested that meditating for years thickens the brain (in a good way) and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Now a further report by UCLA researchers suggests yet another benefit.
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
A structural variation in a part of the brain may explain why some people are better than others at distinguishing real events from those they might have imagined or been told about, researchers have found.
Neuroscience Oct 04, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 5 |
(HealthDay) -- A small new study gives insight into how electroshock therapy, an effective yet poorly understood treatment for severe depression, affects the brains of depressed people.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 0 |
A new study using MRI scans, led by Professor Jianfeng Feng, from the University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, has found that depression frequently seems to uncouple the brain's "Hate Circuit". ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 4 |
Although many areas of the human brain are devoted to social tasks like detecting another person nearby, a new study has found that one small region carries information only for decisions during social interactions. ...
Neuroscience Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Not everyone is able to be hypnotized, and new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine shows how the brains of such people differ from those who can easily be.
Neuroscience Oct 03, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Migraines and depression can each cause a great deal of suffering, but new research indicates the combination of the two may be linked to something else entirely—a smaller brain.
Neuroscience May 22, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A method of analyzing brain structure using advanced computer algorithms accurately predicted 76 percent of the time whether a patient had lower back pain in a new study by researchers from the Stanford University School ...
Neuroscience Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new method of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could routinely spot specific cancers, multiple sclerosis, heart disease and other maladies early, when they're most treatable, researchers at Case Western Reserve University ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research suggests the growth rate of the brain's cerebral cortex in babies born prematurely may predict how well they are able to think, speak, plan and pay attention later in childhood. The research is published in the ...
Neuroscience Oct 12, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research provides the strongest evidence to date that psychopathy is linked to specific structural abnormalities in the brain. The study, published in Archives of General Psychiatry and led by researchers at King's Colleg ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
MRI scanning could become a powerful new tool for assessing how well cholesterol drugs are working, according to Loyola University Health System cardiologist Binh An P. Phan, MD.
Medical research Oct 14, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 2