Autism spectrum disorders

Scientists reverse disorder of neuronal circuits in autism

People with autism suffer from a pervasive developmental disorder of the brain that becomes evident in early childhood. Peter Scheiffele and Kaspar Vogt, Professors at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, have identified ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Political liberals display greater happiness, study finds

What does it mean to be happy? Is it how happy you say you are, or is it how happy you act? Previous research has found that political conservatives report being happier than political liberals. But UC Irvine psychologists ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Violent games emotionally desensitizing

After excessively violent events, shoot 'em up games regularly come under scrutiny. In Norway, several first-person shooter games actually disappeared from the market for a while after the killings. Does intense fighting ...

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