New research from cognitive neuroscientists at Brown and Radboud Universities has pinpointed how stimulants such as Ritalin and Adderall can change people’s motivation to complete difficult tasks.
In a time where many are practicing “social distancing” from the outside world, people are relying on their immediate social circles more than usual. Does a sense of obligation – from checking on parents to running an errand for an elderly neighbor – benefit or harm a relationship? A Michigan State University study found the sweet spot between keeping people together and dooming a relationship.
Abnormally formed proteins may be involved in the pathology that causes schizophrenia in a subset of patients, new research suggests.
People with autism often suffer from gut problems, but nobody has known why. Researchers have now discovered the same gene mutations – found both in the brain and the gut – could be the cause.
A new U of T Scarborough study has for the first time outlined a few key advantages that extroverts enjoy in the workplace.
UC Davis chemists have come up with a way to make a synthetic version of CBD and showed that it is as effective as herbal CBD in treating seizures in rats.
Understanding choice is the next frontier in neuroscience.
Newly-developed molecules bind to a key enzyme pocket to inhibit its activity, and possibly prevent autoimmune responses.
Kyoto University identifies ‘wake-up’ signal for deep-sleeping neural stem cells.
New light-based hardware which can store and process information in a similar way to the human brain.