Neuroscience

Reading in company boosts creativity

We process language differently depending on whether we are reading alone or in the company of another person, according to a study carried out by teachers and researchers from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus pushes science and its controversies centre stage

Hydroxychloroquine, double-blind studies, convalescent plasma, herd immunity—the coronavirus pandemic has thrust the language of science into public view as never before.

Neuroscience

Mothers' behavior influences bonding hormone oxytocin in babies

Oxytocin is an extremely important hormone involved in social interaction and bonding in mammals, including humans. It helps us relate to others, strengthens trust and closeness in relationships, and can be triggered by eye ...

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