Psychology & Psychiatry

Lockdown link to cognitive decline uncovered

A decline in cognitive functions—such as memory, attention and decision-making—is connected to the tightest restrictions in Scotland's COVID-19 lockdown, a new peer-reviewed study has found.

Neuroscience

Disagreeing takes up a lot of brain real estate

Yale researchers have devised a way to peer into the brains of two people simultaneously while are engaged in discussion. What they found will not surprise anyone who has found themselves arguing about politics or social ...

Health

How blood and wealth can predict future disability

Blood tests for 'biomarkers' such as cholesterol and inflammation could predict whether you will be disabled in five years—according to research from the University of East Anglia.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The meanings of meat

Invitations to dinner more often entail the consumption of meat than does an evening meal alone at home. A new study by LMU researchers shows that the willingness to forego meat is highly context dependent.

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