(Neuroscience News) Up to three cups of coffee per day is associated with a lower risk of stroke and fatal heart disease, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2021.
(Neuroscience News) An overgrowth in the gastrointestinal tract of the bacteria Klebsiella in preterm babies was associated with an increased presence of certain immune cells and the development of neurological damage. The findings suggest a link between microbiota and brain development.
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(Neuroscience News) Whether you hug to show affection to comfort a loved one in pain, researchers explore the neuroscience of why a cuddle feels so good.
(Max Planck Institute) Working until the age of 67 slows cognitive decline and appears to be neuroprotective against cognitive impairments and dementias.
(Neuroscience News) University of Manchester researchers have discovered that hearing loss may act as a cause of depression in older people.
(Neuroscience News) Among the sac-winged bat family, Saccopteryx bilineata is the most communicative species. Their repertoire of elaborate songs and calls are part of their courtship strategy for mating. Given the complexity of their ‘language,’ these bats start their vocal learning process at a young age.
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(Neuroscience News) A tiny region in the middle of the brain plays a far more important role than previously known in helping it respond to changes in the environment, a new study shows.
(Neuroscience News) Laughter may very well be the best medicine for a healthy life, according to research released today.
(Neuroscience News) New research from King’s has explored whether different types of trauma confer the same risk of future mental illness, in the first study of its kind.
(Neuroscience News) Alcohol intoxication is linked to impairments in the ability to interpret other people’s facial expressions, especially in men, according to a new study.
(Neuroscience News) Having the same dream again and again is a well-known phenomenon — nearly two-thirds of the population report having recurring dreams. Being chased, finding yourself naked in a public place or in the middle of a natural disaster, losing your teeth or forgetting to go to class for an entire semester are typical recurring scenarios in these dreams.
(Neuroscience News) Eating a hot dog could cost you 36 minutes of healthy life, while choosing to eat a serving of nuts instead could help you gain 26 minutes of extra healthy life, according to a University of Michigan study.
(Neuroscience News) Smartphones have made multi-tasking easier, more understandable, and at times compulsive. But in social settings, these devices can lead to a form of contemporary rudeness called phone snubbing, or phubbing, the act of ignoring one’s companions to pay attention to a phone.
(Neuroscience News) A set of brain signals known to help memories form may also influence blood sugar levels, finds a new study in rats.
(Neuroscience News) Exercise has a two-fold effect on those with depression. Physical activity reduces symptoms of depression and increases the brain’s ability to change, researchers report.