If you gave up the clarinet in grade school, don’t worry. Those precious years of musical training still did your brain a favor.
Not all doctors are able to treat depression effectively, including those who are most likely to see patients’ first symptoms.
About 10% of the population is left-handed, but 40% of those with schizophrenia are, according to a new study.
Australian researchers have new technique for studying cochlear implants in children
The rich really are different, at least when it comes to their brains. In two separate studies, researchers found that experiencing poverty in early childhood is linked to smaller brain size and less efficient processing of …
Diagnosed with a mysterious condition that prevented her from aging, Brooke Greenberg was old enough to drive but lived her life in a crib.
Feeling good about our actions — not guilt or pity— motivates giving, according to the latest research.
The word willpower conjures things like laundry day, drunk texting and chocolate cake. It is what motivates us to resist what we desire, and to tackle tasks we’d rather avoid, in the name of personal betterment. While the …
For now, the technique applies to quantitative thinking (doing math problems and calculating numbers) but the process could launch ways of reading other types of thoughts as well.
A new Stanford University study looks at the connection between hyper-sexualized gaming characters and the way female players view rape and their own bodies.
There’s a reason why you should never let ‘em see — or smell — you sweat. You appear not just less confident, but less competent and less trustworthy as well.
Two families affected by anorexia and bulimia shed light on the genetic contributors to eating disorders.
A new study explores why superstitious rituals — or avoidant behaviors, as the scientists call them — can fend off bad luck.