Scientists have discovered that a small group of brain cells in the hypothalamus called ‘orexin’ neurons could be a promising target for medications for controlling binge eating episodes in individuals with obesity.
Researchers report the brain’s response to taste stimuli is linked to higher anxiety and a drive for thinness in those with anorexia.
Neurons in the brain form tangled webs of connections. Within these webs, cells communicate with each other to control motor, cognitive and other functions.
Some people with a certain type of hearing loss may be more likely to also have the memory loss and thinking problems called mild cognitive impairment, according to a preliminary study
Our trust in strangers is dependent on their resemblance to others we’ve previously known, finds a new study by a team of psychology researchers.