Psychology

REM Sleep Quiets The Brain’s Warning Bells

Overnight amygdala adaptation fails proportionally to the restlessness of REM sleep, new research from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience suggests. The finding helps explain why you will be better able […]

Can We Turn Down The Emotion On Traumatic Memories?

A small structure in the brain could hold the keys to future therapeutic techniques for treating depression, anxiety, and PTSD, someday allowing clinicians to enhance positive memories or suppress negative […]

How We Make Complex Decisions

When making a complex decision, we often break the problem down into a series of smaller decisions. For example, when deciding how to treat a patient, a doctor may go […]