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Molecule discovered that protects brain from cannabis intoxication

Two INSERM research teams recently discovered that pregnenolone, a molecule produced by the brain, acts as a natural defense mechanism against the …

Alternative to yogurt

Researchers have obtained new products fermented with probiotic bacteria from grains and nuts - what is known as plant-based or vegetable “milks” - …

Getting excited helps with performance anxiety more than trying to calm down, study finds

People who tell themselves to get excited rather than trying to relax can improve their performance during anxiety-inducing activities such as public …

Intuition, analytical skills matter most in crisis

People who prefer to combine quick, intuitive decisions with analysis, make the best decisions in a crisis situation, a new study shows.

How emotions are mapped in the body

Researchers found that the most common emotions trigger strong bodily sensations, and the bodily maps of these sensations were topographically …

When being called 'incredibly good' is bad for children

Parents and other adults heap the highest praise on children who are most likely to be hurt by the compliments, a new study finds.

Jumping DNA in brain may be cause of schizophrenia

Stretches of DNA called retrotransposons, often dubbed “junk DNA”, might play an important role in schizophrenia. In a study published, a Japanese …