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Teen Brains Shift Gears on Risk with Mom Watching

Neuroimaging data from teen drivers finds that risky behavior is less rewarding and brain areas related to self-control become more active when mothers are present. ... More>


Hernandez Recognized for Research on Language Learning

Arturo Hernandez, University of Houston, has been honored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation with a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award for his research showing how the brain learns and […]... More>

Temptation in the Neurons

Lack of self-control is at the root of many personal and social ills, from alcoholism to obesity. Even when we are well aware of the costs, many of us are […]... More>

Are Corporations People, Too? Your Brain Seems to Process Them That Way

Two new studies examine our moral responses to corporations and their actions, concluding that we unconsciously attribute human-like reasoning to corporations’ conduct. ... More>

Analysis of Social Cognition Predicts Dangerous Drivers

A neuroimaging study finds that safer drivers show more activation in brain areas associated with empathy compared to drivers with a record of traffic violations. ... More>