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Psychology & Psychiatry

New research provides insights into the brain regions involved in paranoia

The capacity to adjust beliefs about one's actions and their consequences in a constantly changing environment is a defining characteristic of advanced cognition. Disruptions to this ability, however, can negatively affect ...


Eating small fish whole can prolong life expectancy, a Japanese study finds

A new study has found evidence linking the intake of small fish, eaten whole, with a reduced risk of all-cause and cancer mortality in Japanese women. Conducted by Dr. Chinatsu Kasahara, Associate Professor Takashi Tamura, ...

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Are mixed emotions real? New research says yes

In Pixar's latest film, "Inside Out 2," complex feelings like envy and embarrassment join the cast of characters. Nostalgia, however, is hurried out the door to cries of "too early," when she appears.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How a high-fat diet can make you anxious

When we're stressed out, many of us turn to junk food for solace. But new CU Boulder research suggests this strategy may backfire.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Using muscular avatars in VR to reduce pain perception

Researchers at University of Tsukuba have reported that immersion in virtual reality using an avatar with a muscular build can reduce pain perception. They also noted that the combination of the gender of the user and avatar ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

ADHD meds may help pregnant patients control opioid use disorder

Opioid overdoses for pregnant patients are at an all-time high in the United States, even as overall numbers are improving. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is highly correlated with substance use disorders, ...