Neuroscience

Neuroscientists pinpoint location of fear memory in amygdala

A rustle of undergrowth in the outback: it's a sound that might make an animal or person stop sharply and be still, in the anticipation of a predator. That "freezing" is part of the fear response, a reaction to a stimulus ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Messi agility is all in the mind, scientists report

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi may owe his trademark feints and body swerves to the fact his brain is busier than that of a less gifted player, according to a study into footballers' minds.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Your mother was right: Study shows good posture makes you tougher

Mothers have been telling their children to stop slouching for ages. It turns out that mom was onto something and that poor posture not only makes a bad impression, but can actually make you physically weaker. According ...

Health

More ground turkey recalled because of salmonella

(AP) -- Cargill Inc. announced a second recall of ground turkey products Sunday after a test showed salmonella in a sample from the same Arkansas plant tied to a recall issued last month.

Health

Babies know when a cuddle is coming

Babies as young as two months know when they are about to be picked up and change their body posture in preparation, according to new research.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Experiences trump things, even before purchase

(HealthDay)—People derive value from the anticipation of purchasing something, and this anticipation tends to be greater for an experiential purchase than for a material purchase, according to a study published online Aug. ...

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Anticipation

Anticipation can refer to:

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