Genetics

People Get Stoned for Science, Show Link Between Gene and Cannabis-Induced Psychosis

A rare side effect of smoking weed is experiencing psychosis or paranoia; researchers have identified...

Missing Neurons in Brain’s Social Memory Area Linked to Schizophrenia

A loss of neurons in part of the hippocampus, a brain region related to memory, might explain some of...

Promiscuous Prairie Voles: Researchers Identify Genetic Variations Linked To Infidelity

Infidelity: it's a classic subject, and natural selection has assured that it persists, at least in one...

We Can Thank Our Uniquely Plastic Brains for Cultural Evolution

You may have heard that brains, in general, are plastic. That is, they change and rewire in response...

You May Have Partly Inherited Your Laziness

Some people use exercise to unwind, burn off excess energy, or process whatever else is happening in...