Findings support role of the default mode network in guiding goal-directed behavior and value-based decision making — ScienceDaily

Researchers have reported findings that add to our knowledge of how human behavior may be shaped by the default mode network, a specific network of brain regions with both resting…

Findings could help scientists bolster crops’ immune systems without sacrificing yield — ScienceDaily

In times of war, factories retool to support the needs of battle. Assembly lines change course from turning out car parts to machine guns, or from building washing machines to…

New findings could help inform music listening-based strategies for reducing acute pain — ScienceDaily

A new study explores the use of music-listening to relieve acute pain, finding that people who were given the impression that they had control over the music they heard experienced…

New findings add to an understanding of how Great Whites use their ‘flight’ instincts to avoid predators for the long-term and en masse — ScienceDaily

A pair of Orca (Killer Whales) that have been terrorizing and killing Great White Sharks off the coast of South Africa since 2017 has managed to drive large numbers of…

Findings shed new light on memory and epilepsy — ScienceDaily

Scientists from the University of California, Irvine have discovered that an injury to one part of the brain changes the connections between nerve cells across the entire brain. The new…

Findings could help shape future treatments aimed at easing pain for kids with autism experiencing constipation, stomach pain — ScienceDaily

Children with autism spectrum disorder tend to experience gastrointestinal issues, such as constipation and stomach pain, at a higher rate than their neurotypical peers. Some also experience other internalizing symptoms…

UMass Amherst research findings consistent across countries, cultures, genders and religions — ScienceDaily

A disbelief in human evolution was associated with higher levels of prejudice, racist attitudes and support of discriminatory behavior against Blacks, immigrants and the LGBTQ community in the U.S., according…

Findings resolve controversy about brain systems for attention — ScienceDaily

Minuscule involuntary eye movements, known as microsaccades, can occur even while one is carefully staring at a fixed point in space. When paying attention to something in the peripheral vision…

Findings could have implications for our understanding of distant, water-rich planets — ScienceDaily

UNLV researchers have discovered a new form of ice, redefining the properties of water at high pressures. Solid water, or ice, is like many other materials in that it can…

Study findings underscore imperative of expanding test access and lowering costs — ScienceDaily

Home-based, self-administered tests for influenza are comparable in accuracy to rapid diagnostic tests in clinical settings, according to a recently published, peer-reviewed study. “Home tests are a valuable tool to…