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Brain differences in college-aged occasional drug users

Findings point to potential biomarkers for early detection of at-risk youth Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered impaired...

Study: Keep romance alive with double dates

Going on a double date may be more effective at reigniting passion in your own relationship than the classic candlelit dinner for two. According...

Pinpointing the Brain’s Arbitrator

Caltech researchers ID a brain mechanism that weighs decisions We tend to be creatures of habit. In fact, the human brain has a learning system...

Brain Connections Help Shape Religious Beliefs

Building on previous evidence showing that religious belief involves cognitive activity that can be mapped to specific brain regions, a new study has found...

Expanding our view of vision

New brain-scanning technique allows scientists to see when and where the brain processes visual information. Every time you open your eyes, visual information flows into...

Brain training works, but just for the practiced task

Search for "brain training" on the Web. You'll find online exercises, games, software, even apps, all designed to prepare your brain to do better...

Study shows where Alzheimer’s starts and how it spreads

Using high-resolution functional MRI (fMRI) imaging in patients with Alzheimer's disease and in mouse models of the disease, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers...

Brain Connectivity Study Reveals Striking Differences Between Men and Women

A new brain connectivity study from Penn Medicine published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found striking differences in the neural wiring...

Kids whose bond with mother was disrupted early in life show...

Children who experience profound neglect have been found to be more prone to a behavior known as "indiscriminate friendliness," characterized by an inappropriate willingness...

Size, connectivity of brain region linked to anxious kids

Prolonged stress and anxiety during childhood is a risk factor for developing anxiety disorders and depression later in life. Now, Stanford University School of Medicine...

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