Getting a grip — literally — by clenching your right fist before remembering information and your left when you want to remember it can boost your recall, according to the latest study.
Finding the point at which babies’ reactions change from being purely reflexive to reflecting more intention is leading researches to focus on the first glimmers of conscious thought in infants as young as 5 months old.
We don’t think of emotional states as passing from one person to another, but a new study suggests some depressive thoughts can go viral.
Violent behavior is a complex product of biology and upbringing, and when that violence involves murder and destruction to the extent that erupted at the Boston Marathon, the questions about what drives such aggression become all …
Among the 100 million or so nerve cells in the brain, it turns out there is a group dedicated to making sense of numbers.
Thinking about death, fearing the unknown and worrying about the future aren’t traditionally considered sources of physical pain, but they may be susceptible to the same pain-killing treatments.
The latest research shows that even the taste of beer is sufficient to activate the brain‘s pleasure circuits.
Researchers are exploring the possibility that convincing drinkers they had a bad experience with liquor — even if they didn’t — could lead them to drink less.
The effects of going hungry in childhood may be more lasting than previously thought.
It’s easy to appreciate the seasonality of winter blues, but web searches show that other disorders may ebb and flow with the weather as well.
Call it sexist or sensationalist, but now science suggests it’s so: women find men with bigger penises more attractive.