Neuroscience

Abnormal neuron activity manifests as parental neglect

The brain undergoes dramatic change during the first years of life. Its circuits readily rewire as an infant and then child encounters new sights and sounds, taking in the world and learning to understand it. As the child ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New year, new you? Why we think a better body will be a better self

Is a better body a better self? Is a perfect body our best self? In the visual culture we inhabit we increasingly believe that a better body will lead to a better life, one where we are happier, have a better job, a better ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hurricane Isaac could stir up allergies, asthma

(HealthDay)—Dangerous winds and flooding aren't the only hazards posed by Hurricane Isaac as it pounds Louisiana and Mississippi.