Contrary to popular myths on stereotypes, women are not more emotional than men, researchers report. A new study reveals men’s emotions fluctuate just as much as women’s do.
Feeling content in life slows cognitive decline in older adults, a new study reports. Researchers say the odds of older adults developing cognitive impairment and dementia were reduced in those who reported better psychological well-being.
Substituting 10% of daily caloric intake from processed and red meats with legumes, nuts, and seafood can reduce your dietary carbon footprint by one-third, and add 48 “healthy minutes” to your daily life.
Sleep-deprived mice had increased activity in hippocampal inhibitory neurons, disrupting the processing and storage of new memories.
Gender stereotypes and double standards, where young female athletes are not taken as seriously as or treated differently than their male counterparts, persist, even among parents.
Nine out of ten older adults who reported symptoms of cognitive decline associated with dementia did not have a clinical diagnosis of neurodegeneration.
Making small lifestyle changes, such as improving diet, exercising, enjoying social activities, and reducing blood pressure, can reduce the risk of developing dementia in older people with certain risk factors.
Following deep anesthesia, consciousness and cognitive processes unfold over time. The prefrontal cortex is the first brain area to recover, with areas associated with reaction time and attention taking longer to return to pre-anesthesia states.
The anterior insular cortex appears to be a gate to conscious awareness, researchers conclude.
People with sleep apnea who were exposed to positive airway pressure therapy had a reduced risk of being diagnosed with dementia.