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4.18.2021 2:00 PM
Magic mushroom therapy: Is the drug better than antidepressants?
“Psilocybin therapy didn’t just decrease depressive symptoms.”
4.11.2021 2:00 PM
Bored and can’t sleep? A new study gives 2 helpful tips
Scientists find an association between boredom and poor sleep quality.
4.8.2021 2:58 PM
Sex between humans and Neanderthals was way more common than realized
“For a very long time, it has been intensively debated on how these processes exactly occurred."
4.4.2021 2:30 PM
Gut health and mental health: Microbiome study reveals a landmark finding
New research takes the concept of a "gut feeling" to a whole other level.
3.28.2021 10:30 AM
Fidgeters, rejoice: Why the vice is actually good for the brain
One unpopular vice is actually helpful for concentration, scientists say.
One year later
3.19.2021 2:00 PM
Use these 2020 coping mechanisms to survive the coming "echo pandemic"
Just know that “it’s possible that life will never fully return to
3.14.2021 1:30 PM
Daylight saving time 2021: Why mood is shifted with the Sun
Scientists examine the effect of daylength on the brain’s opioid system.
3.7.2021 7:30 PM
Morning depression: Causes, treatments, and who can benefit the most
“The beauty of this is everybody can do it."
3.2.2021 1:30 PM
How to end a conversation: 2 science-backed methods
"Most conversations appear to end when no one wants them to."
2.28.2021 2:00 PM
Zoom fatigue causes: 1 easy solution according to a Stanford professor
The four factors that cause Zoom fatigue — and what you can do to recover.
2.21.2021 9:30 PM
A TikTok famous burnout coach reveals 1 essential strategy for recovery
"Tiny betrayals of purpose" eventually lead to burnout.
2.18.2021 10:26 PM
Photo reveals first image of Martian surface shot by NASA Perseverance Rover
Perseverance just landed on the Red Planet.
2.15.2021 1:00 AM
Why psychedelics are a more ‘compassionate’ way to treat trauma
Dr. Elizabeth Nielson is a psychologist and researcher. She’s a therapist on FDA-approved clinical trials of psilocybin and MDMA-assisted treatments.
2.13.2021 1:00 PM
Covid-19 event risk assessment: Coronavirus experts give health guidance
Public health experts and epidemiologists have advice for navigating coronavirus in 2021. Read on for evaluating risk before vaccination, and after vaccination.
2.11.2021 7:11 PM
Neanderthal brain organoids reveal what makes us human
A new study details brain organoids grown with the Neanderthal variant of NOVA1, a gene that influences neurodevelopment and function.
2.7.2021 9:30 PM
Breakup science: What happens to the brain when relationships end
When it comes to breaking up, scientists say "nature overdid it."
Mind and Body
2.3.2021 1:00 PM
Outcomes of a lifesaving procedure reveal systemic racism
Racism causes significant health care disparities, a new study examining young, Black patients finds.
2.2.2021 1:00 AM
Reddit study reveals how many months it takes to get over a breakup
Impending breakups can be identified up to
three months before
they actually occur
1.31.2021 9:00 PM
Polarization study points to the 1 technique to use in a political debate
What drives misinformation is also a powerful political tool.
1.26.2021 3:00 PM
LSD and the brain: Why the psychedelic changes social behavior
A new study identifies three features of the brain’s medial prefrontal cortex responsible for LSD’s influence on social behavior.
Mind and Body
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