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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?
A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found a connection between long-term marijuana use and brain abnormalities.
Testing on rats has shown that too much junk food may teach our brains to disregard the need for a balanced diet. Reduced self-control from eating bad food could chart a course to overeating and obesity that becomes increasingly difficult to deviate from.
An international study has analysed the association between childhood maltreatment and the volume of cerebral grey matter, responsible for processing information. The results revealed a significant deficit in various late developing regions of the brain after abuse.
Are rats capable of showing emotions, such as regret? A new study from the University of Minnesota Medical School's Department of Neuroscience suggests they can.
To many people math is work, often times hard work. Yet for those who appreciate the beauty of mathematics it can activate the same part of the brain that can appreciate great art or music.
In Europe as well as worldwide, cocaine is the second most frequently used drug after cannabis.
A new field of study called neuroeconomics combines neuroscience and economics to try and understand how the brain makes toss-up decisions.
A team led by researchers from the Medical University of Vienna has discovered one possible source of anxiety disorders and severe phobias – a missing inhibitory connection or “brake” in the brain.
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