Andreasen, K., Zapata-Calvente, A. L., Martin-de-Las-Heras, S., Bueno-Cavanillas, A., Schei, B., Dokkedahl, S., ... & Linde, D. S. (2023). Video consultations and safety app targeting pregnant women exposed to intimate partner violence in Denmark and Spain: Nested Cohort Intervention Study (STOP Study). JMIR formative research, 7, e38563.  Fernández López, R., De-Leon-de-Leon, S., Martin-de-Las-Heras, S., Torres Cantero, J. C., Megías, J. L., & Zapata-Calvente, A. L. (2022). Women survivors of intimate part
Wed, 04/26/2023 - 09:04

STOP project: STop intimate partner viOlence in Pregnancy

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).

Ciria, L. F., Román-Caballero, R., Vadillo, M. A., Holgado, D., Luque-Casado, A., Perakakis, P., & Sanabria, D. (2023). An umbrella review of randomized control trials on the effects of physical exercise on cognition. Nature Human Behaviour.
Wed, 04/26/2023 - 09:08

The cognitive benefits of physical exercise are not supported by available scientific evidence

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.

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Wed, 04/12/2023 - 10:09

10th CIMCYC Anniversary

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.

Cervilla, O., Jiménez-Antón, E., Álvarez-Muelas, A., Mangas, P., Granados, R. y Sierra, J. C. (2023). Solitary Sexual Desire: Its Relation to Subjective Orgasm Experience and Sexual Arousal in the Masturbation Context within a Spanish Population. Healthcare, 11, Artículo 1805.
Wed, 04/12/2023 - 10:14

Solitary sexual desire

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.

Actividad "Un Viaje de Ilusiones Mentales"
Wed, 04/12/2023 - 10:15

Visit of I.E.S. Pedro Soto de Rojas to CIMCYC

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.

Hemmerich, K., Lupiáñez, J., Luna, F. G., & Martín-Arévalo, E. (2023). The mitigation of the executive vigilance decrement via HD-tDCS over the right posterior parietal cortex and its association with neural oscillations. Cerebral Cortex.
Wed, 04/12/2023 - 10:19

Recover your attention: how electrical stimulation can help maintain alertness

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.