Psychology & Psychiatry

'Dog people' may do better in lockdown

Researchers examining why dog owners living alone during COVID restrictions were less lonely think it may have to do with the type of person who owns dogs rather than having a dog itself.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How sickle cell disease affects neurological conditions

Sickle cell disease (SCD), a blood disorder that primarily affects people of African ancestry, can cause a variety of symptoms in patients, including stroke and cognitive impairment.  

Psychology & Psychiatry

Impostor syndrome: When self-doubt gets the upper hand

People who systematically underestimate themselves and their own performance suffer from so-called impostor phenomenon. They think that any success is due to external circumstances or just luck and chance. Those people live ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dominant coronavirus mutant contains ghost of pandemic past

The coronavirus mutant that is now dominant in the United States is a member of the omicron family but scientists say it spreads faster than its omicron predecessors, is adept at escaping immunity and might possibly cause ...

Neuroscience

A new statistical method for improved brain mapping

Brain mapping involves finding the brain regions associated with different traits, such as diseases, cognitive functions, or behaviors, and is a major field of research in neuroscience. This approach is based on statistical ...

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