Mental health

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Sunday Scaries
Sunday Scaries

What nature’s villain can teach us about being better humans

A true understanding of their character is a critical step toward understanding human health.

Sunday Scaries

Why your brain may be "sleeping" when your eyes are wide open

A new understanding of sleep may explain why the mind wanders.

Sunday Scaries

4 strategies to combat mental fatigue, supported by science

Here's another reason to have a cup of coffee.

Sunday Scaries

What causes anxiety? 10 scientific facts you need to know

Sunday Scaries

Sleep science: The biggest mistake “successful” people make

Plus three slumber strategies to get you where you need to be.

Sunday Scaries

Brain study explains why only some people want to look into the future

“We're living in a world our brains didn't evolve for.”

Sunday scaries

New research points to a simple strategy for reducing depression risk

It all comes back to the “sleep midpoint.”

Sunday Scaries

The three feelings that mean you need to learn how to say “no”

Three therapists give Inverse advice on how to establish boundaries.

Sunday Scaries

5 ways moms influence our brains, attitudes, and resilience

The science of motherhood explained.

Sunday Scaries

Say you're sorry with science

Sunday Scaries

5 scientific reasons why being in nature is good for the brain

Sunday Scaries

Scientists compared psilocybin against antidepressants for the first time

“Psilocybin therapy didn’t just decrease depressive symptoms.”

Feature

In Shakespeare, veterans find a “tower of strength”

“Shakespeare’s meter of iambic pentameter mimics the human heartbeat.”

Glenn Harvey
Self-care
The GOAT

Simone Biles' Olympic withdrawal exposes sport’s biggest problem

Biles is still the GOAT, now more than ever.

Detox

Imposter syndrome: The one vital question men have to ask themselves

Here’s how to identify what you may be experiencing, what causes it, and what to do next.

Mind and Body

Why a good home life is important for teens — and their peers, too

Sunday Scaries

What nature’s villain can teach us about being better humans

A true understanding of their character is a critical step toward understanding human health.

Mind and Body

5 psychology-backed strategies to build better habits

If you’re trying to break a bad habit or start a good one, psychologists have some tips

Plant Medicine

Why AOC is an advocate for psychedelic drug research

This is the second time the Congresswoman has proposed removing research barriers.

Detox

The one vasectomy side-effect men don’t expect

“Several times things got so severe that I broke down in a kind of panic.”

Mind and Body

How mindfulness meditation may actually make you more selfish

Americans may have the wrong frame of mind when it comes to mindfulness — spanning from a vast philosophical difference between the US and the east.

Zzz

Tired all the time? 4 tips for dealing with sleep deprivation

“I am not a good sleeper and I'm a neurobiologist of sleep.”

Longevity hacks

One change at work could boost your health and productivity

Iceland experiment reveals to work better, you should work less.

fast not furious

Intermittent fasting may improve your mood

But unfortunately, scientists don’t know for sure.

Longevity hacks

Scientists propose new theory for why music is a critical part of exercise

Music helped people “perform to the same level as when they were not mentally fatigued.”

The GOAT

Simone Biles' Olympic withdrawal exposes sport’s biggest problem

Biles is still the GOAT, now more than ever.

Detox

Imposter syndrome: The one vital question men have to ask themselves

Here’s how to identify what you may be experiencing, what causes it, and what to do next.

Mind and Body

Why a good home life is important for teens — and their peers, too

Sunday Scaries

What nature’s villain can teach us about being better humans

A true understanding of their character is a critical step toward understanding human health.

Mind and Body

5 psychology-backed strategies to build better habits

If you’re trying to break a bad habit or start a good one, psychologists have some tips

Plant Medicine

Why AOC is an advocate for psychedelic drug research

This is the second time the Congresswoman has proposed removing research barriers.

Detox

The one vasectomy side-effect men don’t expect

“Several times things got so severe that I broke down in a kind of panic.”

Mind and Body

How mindfulness meditation may actually make you more selfish

Americans may have the wrong frame of mind when it comes to mindfulness — spanning from a vast philosophical difference between the US and the east.

Zzz

Tired all the time? 4 tips for dealing with sleep deprivation

“I am not a good sleeper and I'm a neurobiologist of sleep.”

Longevity hacks

One change at work could boost your health and productivity

Iceland experiment reveals to work better, you should work less.

fast not furious

Intermittent fasting may improve your mood

But unfortunately, scientists don’t know for sure.

Longevity hacks

Scientists propose new theory for why music is a critical part of exercise

Music helped people “perform to the same level as when they were not mentally fatigued.”