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Image credit: Brain regions showing significantly greater activation in the high-trauma-exposed group in response to stress cues, compared to the low-trauma-exposed group / 2015 J. Elsey et al., Nature Publishing Group

Trauma in Childhood Is Found to Alter Neural Responses to Stress

It is said that earlier experience of trauma in life has been attributed to anxiety, depression, obesity as well as substance abuse in later stage of life. After the examination of brain scans of 64 teenagers, researchers have confirmed that such psychiatric disorders or risky behaviors might result in changed […]

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A Great Leap in Understanding How the Brain Processes Emotions

To different people, various things, such as visual stimulus and different taste sensations could cause emotion. But what is the relationship between the different feelings and sensory perception? Published in Nature Neuroscience, the latest research hosted by Adam Anderson from Cornell University has discovered that emotions are encoded by the brain […]

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A New Blood Test Is Able to Diagnose Depression

It is not always easy in our life; sometimes people are depressed for one reason or another. Among American adults, one out of ten is consistently getting the blues. As really serious mood disorder, a person with clinical depression can experience relentless negative feelings which can not be easily overcome or got […]

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Why Antisocial Youth Are Less Capable of Seeing Others’ Perspectives

Why Antisocial Youth Are Less Capable of Seeing Others’ Perspectives

Adolescents diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder often inflict serious physical and psychological harm on both other and themselves. However, scientists have been known little about the underlying neural processes. A recent study published in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience finds that their brain regions responsible for social information processing and […]

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Testes Size Correlates with Men’s Involvement in Toddler Care

Testes Size Correlates with Men’s Involvement in Toddler Care

There are good men, there are bad men. People usually use men’s involvement in toddler care as a standard to determine good husbands from bad ones. A family-oriented man is good at taking care of children, can bathe children, bring children to doctor and soothe children to sleep and even […]

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