Washington, June 19 (ANI): The brain regions and interactions involved in impersonations and accents have been identified. Using an fMRI scanner, the team led by Royal Holloway University researcher Carolyn McGettigan, asked
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS): The right of mentally-ill patients to decide their mode of treatment, decriminalising suicide for them and a ban on electric shock treatment without anaesthesia are some of the progressive provisions of
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A Tel Aviv University research has developed a new peptide in her lab to protect and restore nerve cell communications. A structure called ‘the microtubule network’ is a crucial part of our nervous
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS): Around 23 percent or more than one-fifth of India's elderly are known to have experienced abuse in the form of disrespect, verbal abuse, neglect while some have even faced assault, according to the
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Researchers at The Mount Sinai Medical Center have found that multiple drug classes commonly prescribed for common medical conditions are capable of influencing the onset and progression of Alzheimer's
Washington, June 13 (ANI): People actually anticipate smiles that are genuine but not smiles that are merely polite, according to a new research. The differing responses may reflect the unique social value of genuine smiles.
Washington, June 13 (ANI): Stress felt by dad—whether as a preadolescent or adult—leaves a lasting impression on his sperm that gives sons and daughters a blunted reaction to stress, a response linked to several mental
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that hours spent at the video gaming console not only train a player’s hands to work the buttons on the controller, they probably also train the brain to make better and
San Francisco, June 11 (IANS): Scientists have shown that low blood pressure caused by diabetes can increase the risk of developing dementia, a study says. The study, published online Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, also says
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new research has found a surprising connection between brain circuits involved in compulsive behaviour and obesity. The University of Iowa-led researchers bred mice missing a gene known to cause
The recent news of Jiah Khan’s suicide is sad and disturbing. To hear about a young, beautiful, famous actress deciding she had no other solution than to take her own life is a testament to the amount of emotional pain she must
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Ever wondered why you still miss those friends from your good old school days? Or can never forget your first kiss from 20 years ago?
According to a study reported in Nature Neuroscience, scientists
Scientists have discovered a mechanism that guides the exquisite wiring of neural circuits in a developing brain -- gaining unprecedented insight into the faulty circuits that may lead to brain disorders ranging from autism to
Washington, June 7 (ANI): People who are into kinky sex may be psychologically healthier than those who are not, a new study suggests. Researchers found that people who were involved in BDSM -- bondage, discipline, sadism and