Researchers explore why our perception of time changes when we enjoy and feel in control of our actions.
According to a radical new model of emotion in the brain, a current treatment for the most common mental health problems could be ineffective or even detrimental to about 50 percent of the population.
Why you should eat popcorn with chopsticks – and other psychological tricks to make life more enjoyable
Consuming things in an unconventional way enhances our enjoyment of them, researchers say.
Researchers examined the role of animal cognition in different types of human-wildlife conflict. The study reveals some animals may take more risks if they habituate urban surroundings.
Children with overcontrolling parents may later struggle to adjust in school and social environments, study says.
‘Teachers are brain engineers’: UW study shows how intensive instruction changes brain circuitry in struggling readers
A study from the University of Washington found that when children with reading difficulties underwent an intensive tutoring program, their brains’ white matter strengthened, and their reading skills improved.
Social rejection is painful and can lead to violence. A new study suggests that mindfulness may be a solution.
Researchers conducted live brain scans of people as they were being rejected by peers, and found that participants with higher levels of mindfulness more easily coped with the pain of rejection.
Researchers explore why our time perception alters and why we think our children are growing up faster than they actually are.
It seems that psychedelics do more than simply alter perception. According to the latest research from my colleagues and me, they change the structures of neurons themselves.
For kids living in picket-fence suburbia, these experiences might be rare. But for their peers in urban poverty, they are all too commonplace.
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more than twice as likely to suffer from a food allergy than children who do not have ASD.
Researchers report exposure to sour foods can increase our desire to take a few risks. Risk averse people, such as those with anxiety disorders, could benefit from eating sour tasting foods to help boost risk taking behaviors, such as talking to new people.