Psychology & Psychiatry

Healthy development thanks to older siblings

During the first years of their lives, children develop the cognitive, social and emotional skills that will provide the foundations for their lifelong health and achievements. However, exposure to environmental stressors ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sleep deprivation increases serotonin 2a receptor response in brain

The serotonin 2A (5-HT2A) receptor is widely distributed in the brain and plays a critical role in perception, cognition and psychosis. It is also responsible for the psychedelic effects of drugs, such as psilocybin (hallucinogenic ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Coping with schizophrenia, when emotions can be too much

A person with schizophrenia typically experiences more negative emotions and has more stressors than average. A new study by University of Georgia psychologists has revealed a surprising finding that could help those who ...

Health

Spaceflight wreaks havoc on liver metabolism

The latest findings of a series of studies on mice that examined harmful effects caused by spending time in space show that gene expression related to liver metabolism is altered in response to the space environment. The ...

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