Everything you always wanted to know about sex (differences), but were afraid to ask

Numerous psychological differences have been found between males and females, such as differences in cognitive abilities, personality, and rates of certain psychiatric disorders. However, do these differences tell us about evolutionary differences between biological males and females (nature), or just gender differences between men and women, girls and boys (nurture)? Are the brains of males … Continue reading Everything you always wanted to know about sex (differences), but were afraid to ask

Tick-tock, tick-tock… What’s the time in your body?

The impact of chronodisruption Biological rhythms represent a key means to ensure physiological order and avoid pathological disorders. [1] Nowadays, our society is increasingly leading a 24/7 lifestyle. People tend to spend more and more time indoors, rarely exposed to solar light and other environmental stimulations. In addition, irregular sleeping behaviors, intense shift-works, misalignment of social … Continue reading Tick-tock, tick-tock… What’s the time in your body?

Forgetting – how and why and what is the role of the brain?

Forgetting happens on a daily basis – we forget our former classmates’ names, what we ate for lunch one week ago and maybe even how we found our way to this article after surfing the Internet. In the following you will learn about the how and why of forgetting – and hopefully remember some of … Continue reading Forgetting – how and why and what is the role of the brain?

Will Neurocriminology make Minority Report real?

  Since the ISIS attacks in Paris on November 13th 2015, successive terrorist attacks have occurred throughout Europe and other parts of the world. People across the world are horrified by terrorists represented by ISIS and demand solutions to prevent future terrorist attacks by any means. It seems that counter-terrorism is now an immediate problem … Continue reading Will Neurocriminology make Minority Report real?