News tagged with behavioral neuroscience

Thrill-seeking females work hard for their next fix

It seems that women become addicted to cocaine more easily than men and find it harder to give up. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Biology of Sex Differences reinforces this position by sho ...

Mar 11, 2011
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Brain is not fully mature until 30s and 40s

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from the UK shows the brain continues to develop after childhood and puberty, and is not fully developed until people are well into their 30s and 40s. The findings contradict ...

Dec 22, 2010 report
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The real 'mommy brain': New mothers grew

Motherhood may actually cause the brain to grow, not turn it into mush, as some have claimed. Exploratory research published by the American Psychological Association found that the brains of new mothers bulked up in areas ...

Oct 20, 2010
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