Psychology & Psychiatry

Neuroscience reveals the secrets of better golfing

The world's best golfers make playing look so effortless, it's hard to imagine what's going on inside their minds. But modern neuroscience allows us to do exactly that. My team's new study shows how different parts of an ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A novel and unique neural signature for depression revealed

As parents, teachers and pet owners can attest, rewards play a huge role in shaping behaviors in humans and animals. Rewards—whether as edible treats, gifts, words of appreciation or praise, fame or monetary benefits—act ...

Neuroscience

Study pinpoints origins of creativity in the brain

Have you ever had the solution for a tough problem suddenly hit you when you're thinking about something entirely different? Creative thought is a hallmark of humanity, but it's an ephemeral, almost paradoxical ability, striking ...

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