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Stress-regulating brain area larger in depression, bipolar
New research finds that the hypothalamus, the brain area that controls the stress response, is larger in people with affective disorders. (Medical News Today)

'Gut feeling' may be a hardwired 'sixth sense'
New research shows that there is a neuronal circuitry between the gut and the brain that allows information to be sent to the brain in milliseconds. (Medical News Today)

Hugs and kisses: The health impact of affective touch
Hugs, kisses, and other forms of affective touch have an important impact on our physical and psychological health. Read this Spotlight to find out more. (Medical News Today)

How cannabinoid drugs affect the experience of pain
A new study reviews the effects of cannabis on the experience of pain. The results highlight the affective component in cannabis's pain-relieving effects. (Medical News Today)

Can a heart treatment lower depression and anxiety?
Researchers find that one treatment for atrial fibrillation effectively improves the symptoms of anxiety and depression linked with this condition. (Medical News Today)

Research reveals four distinct personality clusters
Existing personality tests have long been criticized by experts as unreliable. New 'big data' research, however, reveals four solid personality clusters. (Medical News Today)

Chronic pain and the power of placebo
The placebo effect is stronger in some people than in others. A new study unlocks the psychological and neuroanatomical differences between these people. (Medical News Today)

Lucid dreaming: Controlling the stories of sleep
In this Spotlight, we explore the phenomenon that is lucid dreaming. We explain what it is, what to do to achieve it, and whether it brings any risks. (Medical News Today)

Autism prognosis: Parental genes 'incredibly useful'
While a main variant primes a person to develop a complex disorder such as autism, their 'genetic background' sets the 'clinical features,' a study finds. (Medical News Today)

What do gut decisions reveal about us?
A new study compares the psychological effects of intuitive decisions based on the proverbial gut feeling with decisions made after careful deliberation. (Medical News Today)

Why do we really smile?
Smiling is often an unconscious reaction, but what does it indicate? Researchers from the United Kingdom tried to answer this question in a recent study. (Medical News Today)

Are dementia symptoms worse in winter?
A new study investigating seasonal variation in cognitive ability concludes that more people reach the threshold for a dementia diagnosis in winter. (Medical News Today)

Anxiety in the West: Is it on the rise?
Anxiety seems to be taking over society. In this article, we ask whether anxiety really is on the rise, and why it might be increasing in prevalence. (Medical News Today)

Your mental health app's diagnosis could be way off
According to new research, mental health apps commonly overdiagnose their users. The team conducted a content analysis of 61 mental health apps. (Medical News Today)

How the brain creates the subjective experience of time
How does the human brain encode episodic memories? How does it form the subjective experience of time? New research attempts to answer these questions. (Medical News Today)

How does generosity benefit health? Brain study sheds light
Supporting people close to you whom you know are in need affects the brain differently from more impersonal forms of help, suggests a new study. (Medical News Today)

Psychosis: Cannabis extract normalizes brain function
New research shows that a single dose of the cannabis extract cannabidiol reduces abnormal brain activity in people with psychosis. (Medical News Today)

Letter from the Editor: Lucky number seven
Ever wondered what it's like to work in the MNT editorial office? Managing Editor Honor Whiteman sheds some light in this month's letter. (Medical News Today)

Ketamine for depression may contribute to opioid dependence
A new study warns that ketamine works almost like an opioid, and it raises concerns that the drug may do more harm than good in the long run. (Medical News Today)

Don't buy into the backlash - the science on meditation is clear
Every cultural trend experiences a backlash at some point. But one flawed study can't diminish the benefits of meditation in the workplace. (Medical News Today)

Distress boosts heart attack and stroke risk
Experiencing high levels of psychological distress has an important impact on a person's risk of heart attack and stroke, new research warns. (Medical News Today)

What to know about complex PTSD
Complex post-traumatic stress disorder can develop when a person has experienced prolonged or repeated trauma. It can cause additional symptoms, as well as those of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here, learn more about complex PTSD, including the causes, symptoms, and treatments. (Medical News Today)

Dogs: Our best friends in sickness and in health
Dogs really are a person's best friend — not least because they impact both our physical and our mental health. In this Spotlight, we explain why and how. (Medical News Today)

The brain uses its 'autocorrect' feature to make out sounds
New research in spoken word recognition shows how the human brain uses an 'autocorrect' function to distinguish between ambiguous sounds. (Medical News Today)

Ouija boards: Science explains the spooky sensation
Using eye-tracking devices and complex data analysis, a new psychology study shows how two predictive minds collaborate to create the Ouija board effect. (Medical News Today)

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