Conscientiousness can be improved, even if a person has little motivation to change, researchers report.
A newly developed self-assessment test of cognitive function can help detect early signs of dementia sooner than commonly used office-based cognitive tests.
Deficits in the dentate gyrus function that causes memory problems may be associated with epileptic seizures a new study reports. The abnormal activity leads to over-extinction, spurring on seizures.
A new machine-learning algorithm could help practitioners identify autism in children more effectively.
Researchers found those on the autism spectrum with low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol or decreased ApoA1 levels had lower adaptive functioning than others with ASD.
While interpersonal emotional regulation appears to be ubiquitous and the people we reach out to are often supportive, they may not always provide the emotional support we are looking for.
Recent cannabis use can impact sleep duration, a new study reports. Recent cannabis users reported experiencing either too little, or too much sleep.
Acting more recklessly when your emotions run high can be correlated to your reaction speed to visually disturbing images, researchers report.
Chronic stress accelerates the body’s epigenetic clock, however, those that can manage the effects of stress by strengthening their emotional regulation and self-control can slow the process.
Sildenafil, an FDA-approved drug to treat erectile dysfunction (Viagra) and pulmonary hypertension, appears to be a promising candidate to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease.
A ten-minute run increases activation of the bilateral prefrontal cortex, improving mood and cognitive function.
Cataract surgery was associated with a 30% reduction in dementia risk for older adults, a new study reports.
Researchers have identified the characteristics of over 100 memory-sensitive neurons that play a key role in how memories are recalled in the brain.
Russian children’s books focus more heavily on negative human emotions, such as anger, sadness, and fear than books US parents are likely to expose their young children to.
Digital cognitive behavioral therapy designed to curb insomnia during pregnancy reduces postpartum depression, researchers report.
Hippocampal HCN channels are more highly expressed in people with major depressive disorder. Antidepressants that increase cAMP signaling interfere with TRIP8b’s ability to bind to HCN channels, helping to restore cognitive ability in those with MDD.
Walking exercise on a treadmill improves cognitive abilities, including learning and memory, and preserves hippocampal volume in people with relapse-remitting multiple sclerosis.
Older people who experience elevated heart rates are at increased risk for developing dementia, researchers report.
Complex PTSD (c-PTSD) occurs as a result of exposure to repeated and prolonged trauma, and affects up to 7.3% of the population. Researchers discuss how c-PTSD differs from PTSD, and provide insight on how the disorder can be treated.
Neurofeedback can help to alleviate some of the key symptoms of self-blame in people with non-anxious major depressive disorder.