New Study Reveals Brain Basis of Psychopathy

According to a Finnish study, the structure and function of the brain areas involved in emotions and their regulation are altered in both psychopathic criminal offenders and otherwise well-functioning individuals who have personality traits associated with...

Altering Traumatic Memories

Texas A&M researchers have found that they can indirectly retrieve and weaken fear memories. The discovery has therapeutic implications for treating trauma. Scientists could be a step closer to finding a way to reduce the impact of traumatic memories, according to...

Gut Microbiome Plays Role in Autism

A new study has demonstrated that autism spectrum disorder is related to changes in the gut microbiome. The findings are published in mSystems, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. “Longitudinally, we were able to see that within an...