Latest Amygdala Stories
Moral responses change as people age says a new study from the University of Chicago.
Individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) have numerous motor, behavioral, and cognitive difficulties.
A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that the brain has built-in mechanisms that trigger an automatic reaction to someone who refuses to share.
A pianist is playing an unknown melody freely without reading from a musical score.
Nurses who care for patients with dementia now have a tailored approach to dental hygiene for their charges, thanks to a pilot study by a team of nurses.
Breakthrough study offers hope for targeted treatment of stress-related disorders.
Research has identified a critical brain pathway responsible for the effects of cannabinoid drugs on how the brain processes emotional information.
Adolescence is usually characterized as a tumultuous time.
A new study sheds light--both literally and figuratively--on the intricate brain cell connections responsible for anxiety.
Stimulation of a distinct brain circuit that lies within a brain structure typically associated with fearfulness produces the opposite effect: Its activity, instead of triggering or increasing anxiety, counters it.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.