Poverty and unstable family environments shorten chromosome-protecting telomeres in nine-year-olds
Scientists can use the map to figure out how developmental disorders like autism first begin
Sometimes I work with children and adults who can't put words to their feelings and thoughts. It's not that they don't want to - it's more that they don't know how.
About one in 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism, according to the latest U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data
Neuroscientists need a statistics refresher. That is the message of a new analysis in Nature Neuroscience that shows that more than half of 314 articles on neuroscience in elite journals during an 18-month period failed to take adequate measures to ensure that statistically significant study results were not, in fact, erroneous.
What the the nose knows might as well be limitless, researchers suggest.
Long-term recordings of neural activity may help researchers understand the roots of depression and OCD
Researchers aim to detect Alzheimer symptoms long before they appear by tweaking an existing medical tool to sleuth out misfolded proteins linked with the illness
People may use trust in science as others use religious faith to cope with life's uncertainties
Paying mindful attention to one's food leads people to eat less but savor it more