Latest Limbic system Stories
If you’ve ever been cornered by an extrovert at a party, they’ll probably fall into one of two categories: "affiliative" chatterers or “agentic" self-starters.
Researchers found that when gambling, monkeys will choose to know if they won or not over greater rewards. Wait, monkeys can gamble?
Heat or Eat, Heal or Eat CHICAGO, Feb, 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans who live on the brink of hunger are finding it increasingly difficult to make ends
Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Medical researchers have known that essential oils found in plants can inhibit the growth of certain cancer cells, and a new study from German researchers has uncovered new details on the exact mechanism behind this protection. Published in the journal Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, the new study looked at a number of terpenes, the active ingredients in essential oils with respect to cancer research. Terpenes can set off...
New research looking at how goats express subtle positive emotions could lead to greater understanding of animal welfare.
Study in humans tracks information flow within the brain using ultra-precise magnetic resonance imaging
While virtual reality technology can recreate sensory experiences like sight, sound and touch, a new study has found that space-mapping neurons in the brain aren’t necessarily fooled – they react differently to the simulations than they do to real-world environments.
Center Creates "Bright Spot Awards" Competition to Help Fund and Scale 10 Innovative Child Hunger Program Models NEW YORK, Nov.
Why is it that you can feel sad up to 240 times longer than you do feeling ashamed, surprised, irritated or even bored?
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Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...
- 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.