Psychobiology

Hummus Is On Rations, And The Menopause Is In Full Swing!

When involved in gender psychology and women’s studies, one notices there are certain circumstances which pertain purely to one or other of the sexes. April in Britain, gave rise to such an event which could – with enough reading around the literature – be directly attributed to women experiencing the menopause. This event was, of course, the hummus shortage.

The Pleasure Of Pain

Through reinforcement we a built to seek pleasure and avoid pain but this isn’t always the case, in fact, pain is becoming more popular. It is not just during BDSM…

How Kappa Opioid Receptors Drive Anxiety

University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers have uncovered a cellular mechanism by which kappa opioid receptors (KOR) drive anxiety. These proteins inhibit the release of the neurotransmitter glutamate in a part…