Move over dopamine, there’s a new “pleasure” molecule that could broaden our understanding of the chemistry of joy, laughter, addiction and even anger.
A study shows that what you ‘like’ on Facebook can predict, with remarkable accuracy, everything from your race to your sexual orientation, political affiliation and personality type.
Two studies explore some of the developmental roots of depression in childhood and adolescence.
Study highlights surprising rate of victimization of the mentally ill
Enhancing one area of the brain means activity in others may suffer.
So-called treatments for drug users and the disabled in some places of the world—including the U.S.— are far from helpful, says a new United Nations (U.N.) report.
Tracking brain activity patterns may lead to better dosing and control of anesthesia.
Checking status updates on Facebook may be just the distraction your memory needs.
What you don’t know about how drugs are tested and marketed could hurt you, says author Ben Goldacre in his book Bad Pharma
Diverse mental illnesses may actually represent variations on a common theme rather than separate disorders.
Parents who talk to their kids about their own, past drug may not be helping their kids to avoid drugs.
And the risk is especially great for women, according to new research.