Altered behaviors associated with LSD may be caused by a reduction in the normal communication between the hippocampus and visual cortex.
A new study shows how sophisticated social awareness in children can be in the transference of behavior.
While iron supplements help improve symptoms of anemia in young children, they have no impact on growth, cognitive function, behavior or development.
A new, open access repository incorporates frequently asked questions and answers by genomics researchers to provide a better general understanding of what their studies do, and do not show.
Following periods of acute isolation, female mice display a strong desire to socialize with other females by significantly increasing their production of social calls that are much like human emotional vocalizations. The behavioral response provides a …
A new AI algorithm can independently discover and categorize an animal’s behavior by analyzing patterns of body movements.
People’s beliefs about good and evil supernatural agents are influenced by how they view their fellow humans and human behavior.
A new mathematical model evaluates the influence of social learners in group decision-making and how a critical threshold is key to informed choices.
Researchers identified a signaling system in the brains of C. elegans which changes to redirect behavior when survival is at risk due to lack of food.
Combining artificial intelligence technology with raw data from brain activity, researchers accelerate the understanding of how neural activity impacts specific behaviors.
A new study is set to discover precisely which aspects of social behavior androgens regulate and how they do it.
Reduced amounts of the placental hormone allopregnanolone caused behavioral and developmental changes in the brains of male mouse offspring similar to those seen in autism.
Domestic cats choose not a contrafreeload, a behavior where most animals prefer to work for their food.
Study identifies the role a specific protein plays in regulating the development of inhibitory synapses in the hippocampus in the context of anxiety-related behaviors.
Mouse mothers gathering their pups train female mice without pups to perform the same behavior. In virgin mice, observing the mother mouse take care of her pups stimulates oxytocin production, biologically shaping them for maternal behavior.
The stronger the connection between the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and temporal-parietal junction, the less likely people are to punish others for selfish deeds.
In terms of consumer behavior, when people are presented with two options, they most often go for the cheapest item. Yet, when a third, middle-priced item is added, people are more likely to opt for a more expensive item, believing it to be a better ba…
The prevailing theory is removing toxic social media users from accessing their accounts will prevent them from posting harmful content. Researchers say banned users increase their toxic postings via more lenient platforms when removed from top networks.
Unexpected uncertainty is a motivator for change that prompts us to change our decisions and behaviors, even when changing the decision does not provide a better outcome.
People are less likely to harshly judge a friend or family member who acts unethically than they would a stranger. However, the leniency comes at a cost to the judger’s sense of self-worth.