It’s the start of November, which means another year of Nobel Prizes have been awarded! This year, the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology went to Dr. David Julius of University of California in San Francisco and Dr. Ardem Patapoutain of Scripps Research Institute for their discovery of the receptors in the…
Sweetening the deal for potential winners seems to strengthen the effects of testosterone in competitions.
A double-blind study has shown that psilocybin does not immediately enhance divergent or convergent creativity, but it does enhance insightfulness.
Adolescence, anesthesia, and alcohol: a recipe for a captivating new study. Is anesthesia in adolescence affecting our relationship with alcohol?
German research team discovers a new connection between brain tumors and epileptic seizures!
Poor sleep found to predict depression symptoms in pre-teens The occurrence of depression increases drastically in adolescence, especially among girls. New research has found that sleep disturbances (trouble falling/staying asleep or sleeping too much) predicted future depression symptoms in pre-teens.
Can poor sleep predict depression symptoms up to a year later in pre-teens? New research supports this hypothesis.
Whether it’s cartoons, advertisement strategies, rappers, or even podcasts, in the last few years Americans have been speaking out and stepping up to combat perceived unethical and immoral behavior. There is a growing polarization developing between those for and against this new cultural shift. But why?
Loneliness ages you faster. But hormones can help! A recent study shows that oxytocin prevents cellular aging in lonely prairie voles.
Does giving a placebo require lying to a patient? This study concludes...no! Placebos still work even when the patient knows, at least for emotional distress.
Dementia is a condition that many of us are all too familiar with within friends and family. Dementia itself is a blanket term that describes several conditions including a decline in thinking skills, memory loss, and altered behavior, feelings and relationships. In contrast, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common…