Neuroscience

Scientists find brain mechanism that naturally combats overeating

Food is, generally speaking, a good thing. In addition to being quite tasty, it is also necessary for survival. That's why animals have evolved robust physiological systems that attract them to food and keep them coming back ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Toward an improved treatment of anxiety disorders

Traumatic experiences can become deeply entrenched in a person's memory. How can fears following a traumatic event be reduced in the long term and prevented from becoming a permanent stress-related disorder? Researchers at ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are you a bully? Here's how to tell

From the playground to parliament, bullying exists everywhere. In fact, a recent report into bullying in the UK's parliament revealed just how serious this problem is, urging behavioural change among MPs. But why is bullying ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Research offers new understanding of autism

Research by The University of Queensland may provide a better understanding of the social functioning difficulties of people with autism.

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