What kind of potato chip would you create, and what would you name it, if you wanted to sell the product exclusively to pregnant women?
In a new study, researchers identified factors associated with brain health in middle age in order to identify ways to preserve brain function when people are older.
Teenage girls with problematic social behavior display reduced brain activity and weaker connectivity between the brain regions implicated in emotion regulation. The findings now offer a neurobiological explanation for the difficulties some girls have in controlling their emotions, and provide indications for possible therapy approaches.
In Switzerland, 1% of children are born ‘very prematurely.’ These children are at high risk of developing neuropsychological disorders. To help the brains of these newborns develop as well as possible despite the stressful environment of intensive care, researchers propose an original solution: music written especially for them. And the first results are surprising: medical […]
A combination of visual training and a recently developed brain stimulation technique boosts learning in healthy adults and cortically blind patients.
A new study found that infants at high risk for autism were less attuned to differences in speech patterns than low-risk infants. The findings suggest that interventions to improve language skills should begin during infancy for those at high risk for autism.
With time, people can adapt to societal diversity and actually benefit from it, according to a new study. Those in power especially set the tone for integrating people into a new society.
How can employees’ working time be organized so as to enable them to perform in the best possible way when completing both creative and routine tasks? Economists investigated this question and made a surprising discovery. Which working model works best depends on employees’ impulsiveness.
A new study shows that infants who are later diagnosed with autism react adequately when others initiate joint attention, but seldom actively seek to establish such episodes themselves. This finding provides support for the view that children with autism have reduced social motivation already as infants.
New research expands and deepens the association between clinical depression and pain, identifying specific regions of the brain that drive, influence and moderate depressive mood and its relationship to perceiving physical pain.