Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:00:00 PDTDepression is generally considered to be a specific and consistent disorder characterised by a fixed set of symptoms and often treated with a combination of psychotherapy and medication.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTWith gender roles becoming increasingly equal, women are catching up with men in term of alcohol intake and its harmful effects, a new analysis finds.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTTelling small lies desensitises our brains to the associated negative emotions and may encourage us to tell bigger lies in future, reveals new UCL research funded by Wellcome and the Center for...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTStudies presented at this year's International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) meeting in Milan, Italy (20-22 October) suggest that increased levels of inflammatory cytokines are associated with...
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew research presented at this year's International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) meeting in Milan, Italy (20-22 October) shows that children born to one or both parents with schizophrenia or...
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTNeurobiological models of self-control usually focus on brain mechanisms involved in impulse control and emotion regulation.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe links between schizophrenia and drug abuse are a hotly debated topic. A new Danish study casts their net wide and gleams new insight.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe American Academy of Pediatrics have released a new statement with recommendations of healthy digital media use for infants, children, and adolescents.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTNew research presented at this year's International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) meeting in Milan, Italy (20-22 October) shows that low vitamin D status is associated with increased negative...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTUnderstanding of the physical root of depression has been advanced, thanks to research by the University of Warwick, UK, and Fudan University, China.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThink of the word "genius," and a few images undoubtedly come to mind - perhaps a picture of Albert Einstein, of a scientist in a lab shouting "Eureka!
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTPrevious academic research has found that having greater control over your job can help you manage work-related stress. But it's never suggested that it was a matter of life and death - until now.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTWhen it comes to voting, a new model suggests electorates are more likely to be swayed by candidates' identities than their policy positions.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA study using virtual reality to test body perceptions finds that in response to obesity, women have more negative feelings about their body than men.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTMen with facial hair are considered more attractive, new research finds, with women more likely to opt for full-bearded men for long-term relationships.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTWe talk about 'harvesting beef' rather than 'slaughtering cows' because it is the only way many people can manage to eat meat, confirm researchers.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe neuroscience of motivation and reward is complex. A recent study fills in some gaps and introduces the oddly useful role of forgetting.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThree recently published studies demonstrate how gentlemen's magazines make sexist humor seem less hostile. Could this be the last nail in their coffin?
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA University of Manchester study which looked at more than thirty years of research into bipolar, found that people with the disorder are 2.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTWhether you see reading as a chore or an enjoyable pastime, it can offer a wealth of benefits for health and well-being. We take at look at what these are.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTNew research involving the removal and analysis of single neurons from fruit fly (Drosophila) embryos has revealed insights into the causes of mental diseases such as bipolar disease.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTWhile male and female mice have similar responses to physical stress, research from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary, Canada, suggests females, not males, feel stressed...
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTOlder children are more likely to consider the moral implications of truths and lies than younger children, according to new researchers.
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTLong-haul cabin crew can alleviate symptoms of jet lag by regulating meal times while on the ground, finds a new study by the University of Surrey.
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA study of more than 180 male prisoners reveals how a 4-month transcendental meditation program eased stress and almost halved symptoms of trauma.