Psychopharmacology is the study of drug-induced changes in mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior.
According to the findings of a research team conducted by the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), the various gut microbiota compositions contribute to the explanation of the various patterns of alcohol consumption amongst individuals.
In the first study of its kind to explore caffeine's effects on dynamic visual skills, researchers concluded that caffeine increases alertness and detection accuracy for moving targets. Caffeine also improved participants' reaction times.
The Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) published a new report today, titled 'Coffee and sleep in everyday lives', authored by Professor Renata Riha, from the Department of Sleep Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.
A new study exploring the impact of repeated sleep loss during a simulated working week has found that consuming caffeinated coffee during the day helps to minimize reductions in attention and cognitive function, compared to decaffeinated coffee.
In recent years, genome-wide association studies have identified many different genetic variants associated with schizophrenia.