Certain situations and events can be anxiety triggers for some people. Strategies are available to help people avoid triggers and get their anxiety under control. Learn more here.
By constructing 3D semantic maps, scientists have shown that the brain activity of comprehension is largely similar for listening and reading.
New research has found an association between mothers’ exposure to fluoridated water during pregnancy and their children’s IQ scores.
Understanding chronic pain is challenging. A recent study examined the interplay between sociological, psychological, and neurological factors.
There are many ways to calm anxiety. Tips include deep breathing, drinking less caffeine, and trying other relaxation strategies. Learn more here.
Dopamine and serotonin, or the ‘happy hormones,’ play key roles in mood, depression, and appetite, among other things. Learn about similarities, differences, and what happens when they are out of balance here.
By studying young monkeys, scientists have identified the first of what they believe to be many brain molecules with a causal role in anxiety.
New research suggests that experiencing a stressful life event may detrimentally impact older womenâ€™s memories and put them at risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
A new study of people with major depressive disorder suggests that the body’s endocannabinoid system plays a role in the mood-lifting effects of exercise.
Brain function and memory naturally decline slightly as a person ages, but there are many techniques people can use to improve memory and prevent its loss. Learn about them here.