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The human ability to locate and avoid objects in their peripheral field of vision with little more than a sideways glace could also be present in monkeys.
Impulsive monkeys were more likely to accept delayed gratification after being given a dose of methylphenidate, the active ingredient of the drug Ritalin, according to new research.
An organic compound that is often emitted by fungi has been found to cause symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in fruit flies, and could be linked to the neurodegenerative condition in humans, according to a new study.
Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified brain processes that may be linked to compulsive gambling and they did so by creating an interesting and inventive study tool: a rat casino.
Good food triggers dopamine release in the brain. This leads to a feeling of happiness that researchers say can lower blood pressure.
What woman has not wanted to gobble up a baby placed in her arms, even if the baby is not hers?
While the selective deletion of memories may sound like science fiction, neuroscientists from The Scripps Research Institute have demonstrated just that in mice in rats.