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What exercises improve anxiety? Why the answer is unexpectedly simple

Previous research on anxiety and exercise has been inconclusive.

Sunday Scaries

How to help someone having a panic attack: 3 immediate actions you can take

“These physical sensations are very real.”

Sunday Scaries

Scientists untangle a link between depression and metabolism

New research reveals key metabolic differences between different depression types.

Sunday Scaries

4 science-backed strategies to finally achieve your New Year’s resolutions

“The traditional ways set people up to feel guilty and generally bad.”

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How long should you stay in therapy?

Successfully ending therapy is one of its primary goals — but there are different ways to get there.

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10 minutes of this accessible exercise may result in a better brain

While it's known that exercise can improve mental health, scientists are still learning exactly why.

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To feel younger, aging study suggests one intervention might help

Subjective age is an important predictor of later-life health outcomes.

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What is high-functioning mental illness? Experts explain the difficult answer

“There is a gap between scientific knowledge and public understanding of this topic.”

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Ketamine and the brain: Why a new discovery may lead to improved antidepressants

It can take several weeks for traditional antidepressants, like SSRIs, to show an effect.

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There's a complex link between mental health and where you choose to live

Scientists untangle the link between genetics, mental health, and urban living.

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The scientific reason why depression and the immune system are connected

“Bringing body and mind together in a more integrated approach to medicine is the future of healthcare.”

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Why we need "no bones" days

Bones-or-no-bones has become a quasi forecast for bad days or good days, embraced in a way that’s both serious and not.

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New study reveals one overlooked factor that can keep your brain younger

“This is a very good news story.”

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Scientists reveal how 2 forms of therapy can change the brain

A recent study probes therapeutic interventions for social anxiety.

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Study pinpoints the best time to exercise if you want better sleep

When it comes to promoting sleep, not all forms of exercise are made equal.

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Diet created by scientists found to strengthen the brain in 2 critical ways

In the absence of a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, scientists are looking to nutrition.

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Sunday Scaries

What exercises improve anxiety? Why the answer is unexpectedly simple

Previous research on anxiety and exercise has been inconclusive.

Mind and Body

One stress-relief hack has a surprising effect on your body's DNA

Here’s how it works.

Sex ed

7 ways to train your mind and body for better sex, according to experts

Brain Buzz

Ketamine-assisted therapy could help heavy drinkers stay sober longer — study

This could be the first new treatment for alcoholism in decades.

Mind and Body

Will Dry January really help you cut back on alcohol? It’s complicated

We asked the experts.

Mind and Body

Dry January: One behavioral science hack can help you succeed

Preparation is key.

Sunday Scaries

How to help someone having a panic attack: 3 immediate actions you can take

“These physical sensations are very real.”

Easy Does It

Far less exercise than you think could cut your chances of a deadly brain condition

Just 18 minutes a day. Sounds doable.

Promises promises

7 strategies for setting goals you can actually accomplish

The substance of your objectives — and your approach — can determine your success.

Gaming

BioShock creator report reveals a games industry trend that needs to die

Auteur theory.

Sunday Scaries

Scientists untangle a link between depression and metabolism

New research reveals key metabolic differences between different depression types.

Mind and Body

68 years ago, Aldous Huxley laid the groundwork for the psychedelic renaissance

“This is how one ought to see, how things really are.”

Mind and Body

How much sitting is too much? It's not as bad as you think

Not all types of sitting are equally bad for you.

Mind and Body

Can MDMA treat PTSD? Latest trials confirm the benefits

In the U.S., about seven percent of people suffer from PTSD and lose an average of about four working days each month as a result.

Reel Science

The best post-apocalypse show on HBO Max reveals a strange societal truth

This new series skips past the wreckage to focus on how we can rebuild together.

Mind and Body

What is the Runner’s High? How cannabis explains a bizarre workout phenomenon

Your body has its own ways of getting turned up.

Sunday Scaries

What exercises improve anxiety? Why the answer is unexpectedly simple

Previous research on anxiety and exercise has been inconclusive.

Mind and Body

One stress-relief hack has a surprising effect on your body's DNA

Here’s how it works.

Sex ed

7 ways to train your mind and body for better sex, according to experts

Brain Buzz

Ketamine-assisted therapy could help heavy drinkers stay sober longer — study

This could be the first new treatment for alcoholism in decades.

Mind and Body

Will Dry January really help you cut back on alcohol? It’s complicated

We asked the experts.

Mind and Body

Dry January: One behavioral science hack can help you succeed

Preparation is key.

Sunday Scaries

How to help someone having a panic attack: 3 immediate actions you can take

“These physical sensations are very real.”

Easy Does It

Far less exercise than you think could cut your chances of a deadly brain condition

Just 18 minutes a day. Sounds doable.

Promises promises

7 strategies for setting goals you can actually accomplish

The substance of your objectives — and your approach — can determine your success.

Gaming

BioShock creator report reveals a games industry trend that needs to die

Auteur theory.

Sunday Scaries

Scientists untangle a link between depression and metabolism

New research reveals key metabolic differences between different depression types.

Mind and Body

68 years ago, Aldous Huxley laid the groundwork for the psychedelic renaissance

“This is how one ought to see, how things really are.”

Mind and Body

How much sitting is too much? It's not as bad as you think

Not all types of sitting are equally bad for you.

Mind and Body

Can MDMA treat PTSD? Latest trials confirm the benefits

In the U.S., about seven percent of people suffer from PTSD and lose an average of about four working days each month as a result.

Reel Science

The best post-apocalypse show on HBO Max reveals a strange societal truth

This new series skips past the wreckage to focus on how we can rebuild together.

Mind and Body

What is the Runner’s High? How cannabis explains a bizarre workout phenomenon

Your body has its own ways of getting turned up.