Written by Brett J. Weiss September 26, 2021 Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay Baylor scientists show a brain region producing memory-based depictions of the environment miscommunicate with a visual region in hallucinating LSD-injected rats. Highlights A brain region that encodes and retrieves memories called the hippocampus shows weak and disorganized communication with a visual …
Testosterone supplementation attenuates age-related cognitive dysfunction and improves mitochondrial function in aged male rat neurons.
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.