A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria has shown that common levels of traffic pollution can impair human brain function in only a matter of hours.
A team led by UCL and UCLH researchers have mapped the parts of the brain that support our ability to solve problems without prior experience – otherwise known as fluid intelligence.
Night owls may be looking forward to falling back into autumn standard time but a new study from the University of Ottawa has found Daylight Saving Time may also suit morning types just fine.
Accumulating evidence finds that exercise can improve brain function and delay or prevent the onset of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
Actors may suppress their core sense of self when acting, as they immerse themselves in a new role, finds a new study by UCL researchers.
Most parents know it even if they can’t prove it: When a baby becomes distressed, its mother has a unique power to soothe and calm the infant with little more than a loving embrace and some tender words.
Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are all the rage, with collectors spending vast sums — in some cases, tens of millions of dollars — to own and trade unique digital images.
A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP), published by Elsevier, reports that Black youth living in communities with high (vs. low) anti-Black racism are less likely to benefit from psychotherapy (“talk therapy;” such as cognitive behavioral therapy).
Stress and trauma during adolescence can lead to long-term health consequences such as psychiatric disorders, which may arise from neurodevelopmental effects on brain circuitry.
Adhering to a diet and exercise program to manage health can be a challenge for anyone.
New research has discovered that the strength of the connection between our brain and internal organs is linked to how we feel about our appearance.