Psychology & Psychiatry

Psilocybin may reverse anorexia's cognitive rigidity

Characterized by pathological weight loss driven by restrictive feeding and excessive exercise behaviors, anorexia nervosa (AN) has one of the highest mortality rates of any psychiatric disease.


Cardiorespiratory fitness improves grades at school

Recent studies indicate a link between children's cardiorespiratory fitness and their school performance: the more athletic they are, the better their marks in the main subjects—French and mathematics. Similarly, cardiorespiratory ...

Medical research

Scientists show how brain flexibility emerges in infants

Cognitive flexibility refers to the ability to readily switch between mental processes in response to external stimuli and different task demands. For example, when our brains are processing one task, an external stimulus ...

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