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  1. Aging affects anxiety levels in rats while the pineal gland, via its hormone melatonin, could modulate their inherited life “clock.” The present study aimed to explore the impact of plasma melatonin deficiency...

    Authors: Jana Tchekalarova, Desislava Krushovlieva, Petj Ivanova, Zlatina Nenchovska, Gergana Toteva and Milena Atanasova
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:3
  2. Autism spectrum disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental conditions associated with sensory and social communication impairments. Previous neuroimaging studies reported that atypical nodal- or net...

    Authors: Yurim Jang, Hyoungshin Choi, Seulki Yoo, Hyunjin Park and Bo-yong Park
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2024 20:2
  3. Parosmia is a qualitative olfactory dysfunction presenting as “distorted odor perception” in presence of an odor source. Aim of this study was to use resting state functional connectivity to gain more informat...

    Authors: Divesh Thaploo, Akshita Joshi, Eren Yilmaz, Duzgun Yildirim, Aytug Altundag and Thomas Hummel
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:24
  4. As a kind of environmental noise, infrasonic noise has negative effects on various human organs. To date, research has shown that infrasound impairs cognitive function, especially the ability for learning and ...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Jue Yin, Bei-Yao Gao, Xi Lu, Ya-Jing Duan, Xu-Yan Liu, Ming-Zhen Li and Shan Jiang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:23
  5. Childhood trauma is one of the most extensively studied and well-supported environmental risk factors for the development of mental health problems. The human tryptophan hydroxylase 2 (TPH2) gene is one of the...

    Authors: Wei Li, Qian Li, Peng Zhang, Huaigui Liu and Zhaoxiang Ye
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:22
  6. This study explored whether amygdala reactivity predicted the greed personality trait (GPT) using both task-based and resting-state functional connectivity analyses (ntotal = 452). In Cohort 1 (n = 83), task-base...

    Authors: Kun Deng, Weipeng Jin, Keying Jiang, Zixi Li, Hohjin Im, Shuning Chen, Hanxiao Du, Shunping Guan, Wei Ge, Chuqiao Wei, Bin Zhang, Pinchun Wang, Guang Zhao, Chunhui Chen, Liqing Liu and Qiang Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:21
  7. Autistic traits (ATs) are frequently reported in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This study aimed to examine ATs in children with ADHD from both behavioral and neuroimaging persp...

    Authors: Juan Liu, Qian-Rong Liu, Zhao-Min Wu, Qiao-Ru Chen, Jing Chen, Yuan Wang, Xiao-Lan Cao, Mei-Xia Dai, Chao Dong, Qiao Liu, Jun Zhu, Lin-Lin Zhang, Ying Li, Yu-Feng Wang, Lu Liu and Bin-Rang Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:20
  8. Compulsivity is considered a transdiagnostic dimension in obsessive–compulsive and related disorders, characterized by heterogeneous cognitive and behavioral phenotypes associated with abnormalities in cortico...

    Authors: Elena Martín-González, Ángeles Prados-Pardo, Stephen J. Sawiak, Jeffrey W. Dalley, Daniel Padro, Pedro Ramos-Cabrer, Santiago Mora and Margarita Moreno-Montoya
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:19
  9. The study aimed to determine how the resting-state EEG (rsEEG) complexity changes both over time and space (channels). The complexity of rsEEG and its sex/gender differences were examined using the multivariat...

    Authors: Monika Lewandowska, Krzysztof Tołpa, Jacek Rogala, Tomasz Piotrowski and Joanna Dreszer
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:18
  10. Emerging evidence suggests bidirectional causal relationships between sleep disturbance and psychiatric disorders, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. Understanding the bidirectional causality betwee...

    Authors: Qiao Wang, Shimin Hu, Lei Qi, Xiaopeng Wang, Guangyuan Jin, Di Wu, Yuke Wang and Liankun Ren
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:17
  11. Emotion regulation (ER) refers to the process through which people influence the occurrence, experience, and expression of emotions. It can be established in an explicit (voluntary) or implicit (automatic) way...

    Authors: Xiufu Qiu, Zhenhong He, Xueying Cao and Dandan Zhang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:15
  12. Working memory (WM) deficits have frequently been linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Despite previous studies suggested its high heritability, its genetic basis, especially in ADHD, rem...

    Authors: Yilu Zhao, Yuanxin Zhong, Wei Chen, Suhua Chang, Qingjiu Cao, Yufeng Wang and Li Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:14
  13. Cross-frequency phase-amplitude coupling (PAC) of cortical oscillations is observed within and across cortical regions during higher-order cognitive processes. Particularly, the PAC of alpha and gamma waves in...

    Authors: Jimin Park, Sangjun Lee, Dasom Choi and Chang-Hwan Im
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:13
  14. Stressful events and meaning-making toward them play an important role in adolescents’ life and growth. However, ignoring positive stressful events leads to negativity bias; further, the neural mechanisms of m...

    Authors: Yidi Chen, Jinjin Ma, Huanya Zhu, Huini Peng and Yiqun Gan
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:12
  15. Neuroinflammation has been identified as one of the primary pathogenic factors of neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE). However, there are no dedicated treatments available in clinics to allev...

    Authors: Yang Yun, Xuejiao Wang, Jingyi Xu, Jingyu Chen, Xueru Wang, Pingting Yang and Ling Qin
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:11
  16. KIAA0319, a well-studied candidate gene, has been shown to be associated with reading ability and developmental dyslexia. In the present study, we investigated whether KIAA0319 affects reading ability by interact...

    Authors: Jingjing Zhao, Qing Yang, Chen Cheng and Zhengjun Wang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:10
  17. Alzheimer's disease is accompanied by an abnormal high accumulation of cis-P tau. However, the long-term changes in behavior following tau accumulation remains under debate. The present study investigated the ...

    Authors: Bakhtiarzadeh Fatemeh, Shahpasand Koorosh, Shojaei Amir, Fathollahi Yaghoub and Mirnajafi-Zadeh Javad
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:9
  18. The lipid oleoylethanolamide (OEA) has been shown to affect reward-related behavior. However, there is limited experimental evidence about the specific neurotransmission systems OEA may be affecting to exert t...

    Authors: Macarena González-Portilla, Susana Mellado, Sandra Montagud-Romero, Fernando Rodríguez de Fonseca, María Pascual and Marta Rodríguez-Arias
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:8
  19. Increasing evidence has shown that the NOD-like receptor protein 1 (NLRP1) inflammasome is associated with Aβ generation and deposition, which contributes to neuronal damage and neuronal-inflammation in Alzhei...

    Authors: Xuewang Li, Han Zhang, Liu Yang, Xianan Dong, Yuli Han, Yong Su, Weiping Li and Weizu Li
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:7
  20. Theoretical models posit abnormalities in cortico-striatal pathways in two of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders (Developmental dyslexia, DD, and Attention deficit hyperactive disorder, ADHD), but it...

    Authors: Noyli Nissan, Uri Hertz, Nitzan Shahar and Yafit Gabay
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:6
  21. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the core cause of dementia in elderly populations. One of the main hallmarks of AD is extracellular amyloid beta (Aβ) accumulation (APP-pathology) associated with glial-mediated neu...

    Authors: Tamas Oroszi, Eva Geerts, Reuben Rajadhyaksha, Csaba Nyakas, Marieke J. G. van Heuvelen and Eddy A. van der Zee
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:5
  22. The pristane-induced lupus (PIL) model is a useful tool for studying environmental-related systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). However, neuropsychiatric manifestations in this model have not been investigated ...

    Authors: Yang Yun, Xuejiao Wang, Jingyi Xu, Chenye Jin, Jingyu Chen, Xueru Wang, Jianing Wang, Ling Qin and Pingting Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:3
  23. Novel flavors elicit a cautious neophobic response which is attenuated as the flavor becomes familiar and safe. The attenuation of neophobia reveals the formation of a safe memory. Previous lesion studies in r...

    Authors: Sergio Menchén-Márquez, María Banqueri, Beatriz Gómez-Chacón, Jorge L. Arias and Milagros Gallo
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:2
  24. Despite significant differences between men and women in the symptoms of PTSD and the response to therapeutic interventions, most PTSD studies have been done on male subjects. Continuing our previous study in ...

    Authors: Sakineh Shafia, Farkhonde Nikkhah and Kobra Akhoundzadeh
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2023 19:1
  25. Reporting the second of the two targets is impaired when it occurs 200–500 ms after the first, the phenomenon in the study of consciousness is the attentional blink (AB). In the AB task, both the emotional sal...

    Authors: Meng Sun, Chenyang Shang, Xi Jia, Fang Liu, Lixia Cui, Ping Wei and Qin Zhang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:16
  26. Previous research has demonstrated behavioral and neural differences associated with experiencing adversity. However, adversity is unlikely to be a monolithic construct, and we expect that examining effects of...

    Authors: Samantha R. Mattheiss, Hillary Levinson, Miriam Rosenberg-Lee and William W. Graves
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:15
  27. Many psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders are known to be heritable, but studies trying to elucidate the genetic architecture of such traits often lag behind studies of somatic traits and diseases. The...

    Authors: Ron Nudel, Richard Zetterberg, Nicoline Hemager, Camilla A. J. Christiani, Jessica Ohland, Birgitte K. Burton, Aja N. Greve, Katrine S. Spang, Ditte Ellersgaard, Ditte L. Gantriis, Jonas Bybjerg-Grauholm, Kerstin J. Plessen, Jens Richardt M. Jepsen, Anne A. E. Thorup, Thomas Werge, Ole Mors…
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:14
  28. The P3a response is thought to reflect involuntary orienting to an unexpected stimulus and has been connected with set-shifting and inhibition in some studies. In our exploratory study, we investigated if the ...

    Authors: Tanja Linnavalli, Outi Lahti, Minna Törmänen, Mari Tervaniemi and Benjamin Ultan Cowley
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:13
  29. Most recent research indicated how technical reasoning (TR), namely, a specific form of causal reasoning aimed at understanding the physical world, may support the development of tools and technologies of incr...

    Authors: Giovanni Federico, Carlo Cavaliere, Emanuelle Reynaud, Marco Salvatore, Maria Antonella Brandimonte and François Osiurak
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:12
  30. The interaction between parent and adolescent is more challenging than in other age periods. Family cohesion seriously impacts parent-adolescent emotional interactions. However, the underlying neural mechanism...

    Authors: Xinmei Deng, Mingping Lin, Lin Zhang, Xiaoqing Li and Qiufeng Gao
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:11
  31. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating disorder defined by the onset of intrusive, avoidant, negative cognitive or affective, and/or hyperarousal symptoms after witnessing or experiencing a tr...

    Authors: Brianna S. Pankey, Michael C. Riedel, Isis Cowan, Jessica E. Bartley, Rosario Pintos Lobo, Lauren D. Hill-Bowen, Taylor Salo, Erica D. Musser, Matthew T. Sutherland and Angela R. Laird
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:9
  32. Spinocerebellar ataxia 38 (SCA38) is a rare autosomal neurological disorder characterized by ataxia and cerebellar atrophy. SCA38 is caused by mutations of ELOVL5 gene. ELOVL5 gene encodes a protein, which elonga...

    Authors: Ilaria Balbo, Francesca Montarolo, Federica Genovese, Filippo Tempia and Eriola Hoxha
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:8
  33. The cerebellum’s anatomical and functional organization and network interactions between the cerebellum and the cerebral cortex and subcortical structures are dynamic across the lifespan. Executive, emotional ...

    Authors: Pierre-Aurélien Beuriat, Irene Cristofori, Barry Gordon and Jordan Grafman
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:6
  34. Several findings suggest neuroinflammation as a contributing factor for the onset of psychiatric disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, depression, and anxiety. There is increasing evidence pointing out that t...

    Authors: Matteo M. Pusceddu, Julia Hernandez-Baixauli, Francesc Puiggrós, Lluis Arola, Antoni Caimari, Josep M. Del Bas and Laura Baselga
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:5
  35. Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses worldwide. Nitric oxide (NO) is involved in the pathophysiology of depression. Auraptene (a coumarin derivative) has been shown to possess pharmacological ...

    Authors: Hossein Amini-Khoei, Shakiba Nasiri Boroujeni, Forough Maghsoudi, Mohammad Rahimi-Madiseh, Elham Bijad, Mohammadtaghi Moradi and Zahra Lorigooini
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:4
  36. Regarding the epidemiological studies, neurological dysfunctions caused by cerebral ischemia or neurodegenerative diseases (NDDs) have been considered a pointed matter. Mount-up shreds of evidence support that...

    Authors: Marjan Talebi, Seyyed Ali Mohammadi Vadoud, Alireza Haratian, Mohsen Talebi, Tahereh Farkhondeh, Ali Mohammad Pourbagher-Shahri and Saeed Samarghandian
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:3
  37. Power spectral analysis (PSA) is one of the most commonly-used EEG markers of cortical hyperarousal, and can help to understand subjective–objective sleep discrepancy (SOD). Age is associated with decreased sl...

    Authors: Biyun Xu, Qinghao Cai, Runru Mai, Hailong Liang, Jiayu Huang and Zhimin Yang
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:2
  38. Mathematical expressions mainly include arithmetic (such as 8 − (1 + 3)) and algebra (such as a − (b + c)). Previous studies have shown that both algebraic processing and arithmetic involved the bilateral pari...

    Authors: Dazhi Cheng, Mengyi Li, Jiaxin Cui, Li Wang, Naiyi Wang, Liangyuan Ouyang, Xiaozhuang Wang, Xuejun Bai and Xinlin Zhou
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2022 18:1
  39. Brain aging is an important risk factor in many human diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The production of excess reactive oxygen species (ROS) mediated by nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate ...

    Authors: Dan Sun, Guofang Gao, Bihua Zhong, Han Zhang, Shixin Ding, Zhenghao Sun, Yaodong Zhang and Weizu Li
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2021 17:11
  40. Recent studies show that gender may have a significant impact on brain functions. However, the reports of sex effects on spatial ability and synaptic plasticity in rodents are divergent and controversial. Here...

    Authors: Samaneh Safari, Nesa Ahmadi, Reihaneh Mohammadkhani, Reza Ghahremani, Maryam Khajvand-Abedeni, Siamak Shahidi, Alireza Komaki, Iraj Salehi and Seyed Asaad Karimi
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2021 17:9
  41. The claustrum is a structure involved in formation of several cortical and subcortical neural microcircuits which may be involved in such functions as conscious sensations and rewarding behavior. The claustrum...

    Authors: Vladimir N. Nikolenko, Negoriya A. Rizaeva, Narasimha M. Beeraka, Marine V. Oganesyan, Valentina A. Kudryashova, Alexandra A. Dubovets, Irina D. Borminskaya, Kirill V. Bulygin, Mikhail Y. Sinelnikov and Gjumrakch Aliev
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2021 17:8
  42. Schizophrenia research arose in the twentieth century and is currently rapidly developing, focusing on many parallel research pathways and evaluating various concepts of disease etiology. Today, we have relati...

    Authors: Enrico Patrono, Jan Svoboda and Aleš Stuchlík
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2021 17:7
  43. Aging is the leading risk factor for several age-associated diseases such as neurodegenerative diseases. Understanding the biology of aging mechanisms is essential to the pursuit of brain health. In this regar...

    Authors: Aliabbas Zia, Ali Mohammad Pourbagher-Shahri, Tahereh Farkhondeh and Saeed Samarghandian
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2021 17:6
  44. Tramadol is a widely used synthetic opioid. Substantial research has previously focused on the neurological effects of this drug, while the efficacy of various treatments to reduce the associated side effects ...

    Authors: Samaneh Nakhaee, Khadijeh Farrokhfall, Ebrahim Miri-Moghaddam, Mohsen Foadoddini, Masoumeh Askari, Alireza Amirabadizadeh, Jeffrey Brent, Bruno Megarbane and Omid Mehrpour
    Citation: Behavioral and Brain Functions 2021 17:5

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