Workshop Motivation and Cognitive Effort: New Research Directions
Researchers from CIMCYC and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Granada, in collaboration with two research centers in the Southern region of Denmark, have carried out a European research project on intimate partner violence (IPV) in pregnant women (Project STOP: STop intimate partner viOlence in Pregnancy).
CIMCYC outreach at the 2023 Granada’s Book Fair
Recently, a team of researchers that includes Luis F. Ciria, Rafael Román-Caballero and Daniel Sanabria (Centro de Investigación Mente, Cerebro y Comportamiento, CIMCYC) have published a paper in the prestigious scientific journal Nature Human Behaviour that has shed light on the debate about the cognitive benefits of physical exercise. Until now, physical exercise had been widely considered to have a positive impact on people's cognitive functions. However, this study suggests that the scientific evidence does not fully support this claim.
In April 2013, the Center for Mind, Brain and Behavior Research (CIMCYC) at the University of Granada was officially inaugurated. To celebrate this milestone, we will participate in the '10th CIMCYC Anniversary Research Conference: Past, Present, and Future' on May 11th and 12th, 2023.
Sexual desire is defined as interest in sexual activity, either alone or with another person. Most research has focused on the latter, associating it with other dimensions of sexual functioning such as sexual arousal, orgasm, or sexual satisfaction. However, little is known about solitary sexual desire.
On the morning of March 28th we received at CIMCYC students of the Psychology course of the 2nd year of Bachillerato of the I.E.S. Pedro Soto de Rojas, Granada.
Have you ever found yourself behind the steering wheel unable to keep your attention on the road as the journey progresses? What happens in this and many other daily situations is due to a phenomenon known as decreased vigilance: it is difficult for us to maintain our attention for a prolonged period of time, which is why it declines over time.
Joaquín Alcañiz Colomer, predoctoral researcher at CIMCYC and member of the Psychology of Social Problems group (HUM-289), has participated in a review and synthesis article of the scientific literature on human-animal relationships.
Marta Reyes Sánchez winner of the UGR's Thesis in Three Minutes contest