Keyword: mood & emotion & social behaviour

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Summaries tagged with 'mood & emotion & social behaviour': about 5 results

Attention bias modification training as a potential preventative tool
Project Summary - Adolescence is a critical period of development for mental health concerns. Anxiety and depressive symptoms and disorders tend to increase, which can impair memory, attention and...

Role of microglia signaling in brain circuit development and cognition
Project Summary - Microglia are the resident immune cells of the central nervous system. They help the brain respond to injury and infections and remove damaged cells. During brain development...

The role of the basolateral amygdala in gaze avoidance behaviour
Project Summary - Our behaviours arise from the coordinated activity of interconnected networks of neurons in the brain. A major challenge of neuroscience is unravelling this...

The impact of violent gaming on the brain as a function of individual differences in trait empathy
Project Summary - Violent video games and films are increasingly realistic and accessible, but there are concerns about their potential impact on social behaviour. Although there have been studies...

The prefrontal cortex and obesity: a health neuroscience perspective
Research Summary - Humans have a strong and reliable preference for foods that are high in fat and sugar, which is thought to be an evolutionary outcome. As a species, we prefer...

News articles tagged with 'mood & emotion & social behaviour': about 3 results

BrainsCAN - Pandemic forcing food to your emotional rescue

BrainsCAN - Isolation stress can test those with addictions

BrainsCAN - Funding announced for fifth round of BrainsCAN Accelerator Internal Granting Program