Neuroscience

Middle-age memory decline a matter of changing focus

The inability to remember details, such as the location of objects, begins in early midlife (the 40s) and may be the result of a change in what information the brain focuses on during memory formation and retrieval, rather ...

Neuroscience

Neuroscientists get at the roots of pessimism

Many patients with neuropsychiatric disorders such as anxiety or depression experience negative moods that lead them to focus on the possible downside of a given situation more than the potential benefit.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Searching the brain for social networks

(PhysOrg.com) -- Why do some people tend to make inappropriate comments in social situations? Why do some people misread cues about how others feel about them?

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