Psychology & Psychiatry

Scientists determine four personality types based on new data

Northwestern University researchers have sifted through data from more than 1.5 million questionnaire respondents and found at least four distinct clusters of personality types exist: average, reserved, self-centered and ...

Genetics

Unlikely genetic suspect implicated in common brain defect

A genetic search that wound its way from patients to mouse models and back to patients has uncovered an unlikely gene critically involved in a common birth defect which causes mental retardation, motor delays and sometimes ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hallmarks of psychiatric illness can reveal themselves remotely

Researchers discovered that healthy people and those with borderline personality disorder displayed different patterns of behavior while playing an online strategy game, so much so that when healthy players played people ...

Neuroscience

More choline reduces Down syndrome dysfunction

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a mouse model of Down syndrome, pregnant and lactating mice that received additional choline had offspring that fared much better than those whose mothers did not receive choline, a new study finds.

Psychology & Psychiatry

A breakthrough in addiction treatment

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new substance abuse treatment model for women, developed by Northeastern’s Institute on Urban Health Research in collaboration with the Boston Public Health Commission, shows superior outcomes when compared ...

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