Does mindfulness change the brain? Research fractures structural hypothesis
“Structural brain changes are not the be-all-end-all to demonstrate that mindfulness training is useful or that it ‘does something.’”
Experimental therapy may mimic a key metabolic effect of exercise — mouse study
What if there was a pill that induced the positive metabolic effects of exercise?
An antidote to heartbreak? Science reveals how to hack loneliness
“Heartbreak is an opportunity.”
What’s in your sports supplement? New paper warns of accidental doping
It is surprisingly common to unwittingly ingest hidden ingredients in sports supplements. Here’s what you need to know.
Four low-key psychology hacks to increase life satisfaction for good
Stop and smell the roses, really.
Can dry scooping boost performance? Experts explain the viral workout hack
Is it a hack or is it hype?
Does creatine make you stronger? How the supplement may boost athleticism
Creatine is one of the most popular sport nutrition supplements, but does it work the way people want it to? Inverse spoke to creatine users and sports performance experts to find out.
Stressed? Five psychologist-tested strategies to let it go and forgive
What to do when life kicks the crap out of you?
What is your “wisdom profile?” Scientists find a key difference in men and women
“Understanding your individual wisdom profile can be helpful in your pursuit of a meaningful and enjoyable life.”
The brain’s boss: 3 hacks to retrain your brain and find focus in 12 minutes
There is an antidote to distracted living...
How to shut off your brain: 4 science-backed tips to stop thinking and relax
“One of the reasons why chatter feels so bad is it's all-consuming, and you feel trapped.”
Male sex hormone levels may be linked to a deadly brain condition —study
According to a recent study analyzing nearly 160,000 middle-aged men, testosterone levels can govern individuals’ risk of developing a deadly brain condition: dementia
Grape-seed study reveals antioxidant compound may boost longevity
A new discovery, published in the journal 'Nature Metabolism,' suggests a key component of grape seeds called PCC1 can increase the health and lifespan of mice.
Covid-19 misinformation: Doctors reveal the other pandemic we're losing
Oncologist and science communicator Shikha Jain shares what it's like to spread basic scientific facts, and face harassment, bullying, and threats online.
5 Netflix nature documentaries that will get you through winter
Your brain wants to be outside. Trick it with these films.
4 essential strategies to reboot your life in 2021
Self-improvement is an inside job. Here's how to start.
Lab-grown human muscle is teaching us how to live longer
Researchers discover exercise can counteract the toll of chronic inflammation.
Will the national mask mandate stop Covid-19? What scientists predict
Public health experts say Biden's national mask mandate is both symbolic and practically meaningful in fighting Covid-19.
Study finds 2 psychological factors influence supernatural encounters
"What we experience is shaped by how we pay attention."
Music gives the brain a crucial connective advantage
"We can change the way our brains are wired."