COVID-19 patients with psychiatric problems have elevated blood inflammatory markers and an imbalanced immune response.
Combining oxytocin and music may provide a way to treat PTSD and anxiety
Cohabitating couples have greater interbrain and behavioral synchrony than friends and strangers resulting in better speed and accuracy in social goal performance.
Brainwaves in a specific brain region synchronize mother-child neural activity, possibly guiding future research on the social brain.
Scientists from Duke University review studies of testosterone fluctuations in response to competitive social interactions.
Microglial dysfunction can lead to brain pathologies like autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and schizophrenia.
Written by Brett Weiss 10-31-2020 Image by Garik Barseghyan from Pixabay Consciousness has puzzled human beings since the dawn of mankind. Philosophers, biologists, physicists, and neuroscientists have all attempted to provide a definitive explanation of it, however, an accurate account is still pending. Great technological advancements in the field of neuroscience have paved the way …
Cognitive scientists proposed that self-consciousness evolved in humans to help individuals identify, negotiate, and promote their status in groups.
Scientists have studied social interactions to understand the deleterious effects of social isolation, but research shows loneliness affects the structure of the brain. Studies of the brain could pave the way to future treatments of diseases stemming from loneliness. Written by Brett J. Weiss June 20, 2020 According to the US Census Bureau, approximately 31 …
Image by John Hain from Pixabay Written by Brett Weiss December 2019 Biology reveals that humans are animals– Old World primates, also referred to as apes (Sapolsky, 2018). Humans have innate needs and desires to belong to groups, and with these needs comes potential for differences and conflict between groups. Countless examples throughout human history …