Thirty-seven years after Darwin published his masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, we have a plausible explanation of how the environment can generate heritable behavior.
Social scientists applying models that explained spread of viruses to the spread of memes found them inadequate because they didn't account for human traits.
There are approximately 10 million U.S. adults with ADHD. They remain at risk for low self-esteem and occupational failure, especially if they are not treated.
A large part of the brain, the DMN system, lights up when political beliefs are challenged. It may be responsible for visceral responses to such challenges.
A study of post-war Bosnia provides insights into what helps (and what doesn't) when it comes to ensuring cooperation in diverse societies. The findings are highly relevant to the divisiveness in U.S. society today.
The underlying factors that govern our health and longevity are not merely cheerfulness vs. moroseness, they are positive vs. negative attitudes, compassion vs. hostility, love vs. hate.
As we learn more about the anatomy and physiology of short term memory loss, therapeutics are starting to emerge.
The newest method to treat depression comes is an anesthetic medication, ketamine, that has been used in emergency and operating rooms for more than 50 years.
Advances in Deep Brain Stimulation allow for precise manipulation of areas of the brain that control functions in need of a reboot, even those that determine whether we are honest of not.