Psychology & Psychiatry

Working memory in psychotic disorders

Working memory—the ability to temporarily store information for decision making and guiding behavior—is impaired in psychotic disorders.

Neuroscience

A study proposes applying neuromarketing to cognitive archaeology

The Paleoneurobiology group of the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH) has published a methodological study in the journal Progress in Brain Research in which neuromarketing techniques were ...

Neuroscience

Scientists uncover new facts concerning working memory in children

Researchers from the Higher School of Economics conducted a meta-analysis in which they compiled data across 17 neuroimaging studies on working memory in children. The data shows concordance in frontoparietal regions recognized ...

Neuroscience

Study shows where brain transforms seeing into acting

You see the flour in the pantry, so you reach for it. You see the traffic light change to green, so you step on the gas. While the link between seeing and then moving in response is simple and essential to everyday existence, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Where the brain processes spiritual experiences

Yale scientists have identified a possible neurobiological home for the spiritual experience—the sense of connection to something greater than oneself.

Neuroscience

Where the brain detects changes in natural sounds

Electrical activity in a region of the parietal cortex underlies the detection of a transition between two complex sounds, finds a study of human participants published in eNeuro. The research provides insight into how the ...

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