Psychology & Psychiatry

Are we wired for romance? fMRI imaging and genetic analysis say yes

If you've ever been a newlywed, you know the tingly euphoria of saying "I do" and starting a life with your spouse. This is romantic love, Western style. We often chalk it up to "chemistry," an ill-defined connection of hearts ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Examining the social impact of COVID-19

After being forced to relocate from their MIT dorms during the COVID-19 crisis, two members of Professor Rebecca Saxe's lab at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research are now applying their psychology skills to study the ...

Neuroscience

How brain networks change with age

As we age, our bodies change, and these changes extend into our brains and cognition. Although research has identified many changes to the brain with age, like decreases in gray matter volume or delayed recall from memory, ...

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