Scientists were able to extinguish the memory of mice about a frightening event.
The study hopes to create more empathy for children with ADHD. This gives more evidence that ADHD should be considered as a neurological condition. It can help provide information necessary for developing new treatments.
New research has found that significant activity increase in the brain's amygdala can cause heart ailments like heart attack and stroke.
Stress has been linked to a heightened risk of cardiovascular events like heart disease and stroke.
People who live in poverty can undergo changes in their brain.
Though it was earlier linked to negativity, scientists discover a definite link between amygdala and charity.
According to a case study, a man lost his intense fear of spiders after doctors removed his amygdala.
Amygdala has an inhibitory effect on stress hormones during the early development of nonhuman primates, according to a new study.
A new study found that early exposure to chronic stress can have permanent effects on the brain.
A new study found that people who use pot recreationally have brain changes.
Researchers discovered that a lack of sleep leads to increased cravings for high-calorie foods, which can lead to obesity.
Researchers found that autistic people do not find human voices pleasurable and thus, are unable to register rewarding experiences from conversations and voices.
Scientists have always thought that a person is born with all the brain cells they'll get in their lifetime. However, recent studies revealed that the brain adds new cells during puberty to help navigate the complex social world of adulthood. A new study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that contradictory to past studies that suggest that such growth was limited to only two brain regions associated with memory and smell, researchers discovered that the mammalian brain also add cells during puberty in the amygdala and interconnected regions where it was thought no new growth occurred.
For the majority of her 40-some years, a woman identified only as “S.M.” had never felt fear.