Children who struggle with weak cognitive control at an early age are at most risk for trouble in adulthood following their engagement in risk-taking activities in adolescence, according to new research.
People in Nordic countries, North America, Australia, and New Zealand have the best spatial navigational abilities, according to a new study led by UCL and the University of East Anglia.
Model system researchers have examined the factors that influence productive activity one year after traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Healthcare providers and researchers rely on screening questions to detect patients who may be at risk for developing Alzheimer's disease and other aging-related problems, but how these questions are worded may be confusing or trigger emotional responses. According to Penn State researchers, this may result in patients who answer the same questions differently, and for different reasons.
'Dual Perspectives' debate tackles key questions about working memory such as, how we hold and juggle multiple pieces of information in mind.
New research led by the University of Plymouth shows that humans 'see' the actions of others not quite as they really are, but slightly distorted by their expectations.
New University at Buffalo research is adding important information to the body of knowledge about the cognitive and behavioral status of a group of retired professional athletes who spent their careers in contact sports.
Feeling stressed or anxious makes people more able to process and internalize bad news, finds a new UCL-led study.
Using magnetoencephalography (MEG), researchers showed that while our brain is still able to perceive sounds during sleep, it is unable to group these sounds according to their organization in a sequence.
Threat dissolves the human tendency to readily accept good news over bad, according to experiments conducted both in the lab and with on-duty firefighters. The findings, published in JNeurosci, provide a potential mechanism by which levels of optimism are adapted to the relative safety or danger of the environment.