smart food

Four ways fasting may help your brain

Time without food benefits the mind, not just the body.

science explains

The six human screams

Mind and Body

One personality trait can help you fight quarantine fatigue

The long-term effects of Covid-19 — both to our physical and mental health — are emerging.

Sunday Scaries

Can’t sleep? These two science-backed tips will help

Scientists find an association between boredom and poor sleep quality.


An unlikely combination of drugs may work together to fight Covid-19

This study confirms Prozac may help treat Covid-19 in concert with remdesivir — and brings a surprising new candidate to the table.

Mind and Body

The 1 simple hack that's key to coping with lockdown

Green spaces and urban parks have been a quarantine godsend.

Sunday Scaries

2 critical emotional states are influenced by gut health — study

New research takes the concept of a "gut feeling" to a whole other level.

Mind and Body

Inside YouTube’s vicious mental-health cycle

The network may stigmatize mental illness at a time when people need understanding more than ever.

Mind and Body

See what separates QAnon followers from you

Conspiracy theories may have a stark connection to the mental health crisis.

Mind games

Psychotic mice reveal what happens to the brain during a hallucination

The findings could revolutionize treatments for schizophrenia.

Sunday Scaries

Fidgeters, rejoice: Why the vice is actually good for the brain

One unpopular vice is actually helpful for concentration, scientists say.


2 natural sounds induce positive health benefits — study

Natural soundscapes can benefit the body.