Sarah Sloat

Sarah is a writer based in Brooklyn. She has previously written for The New Republic, Pacific Standard, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency. She likes cheese especially when paired with a full-bodied joke.
Look on the bright side
11 hours ago
Try this mental technique to make your life better
Sarah Sloat
Cognitive reappraisal: Silver linings can benefit the brain.
Just For Men
1.25.2020 1:00 PM
The HPV guide for men
Sarah Sloat
Experts say men just don't know enough about HPV. Let's change that.
Science
1.24.2020 2:00 PM
5 theories on why Neanderthals went extinct
Sarah Sloat
There's a reason we're the only humans left on Earth.
Mind and Body
1.23.2020 7:09 PM
Controversial theory explains the link between Wuhan coronavirus and snakes
Sarah Sloat
As of Thursday, 570 people were sickened with a type of coronavirus dubbed 2019-nCoV. A new study suggests the virus came from snakes.
Mind and Body
1.22.2020 1:00 PM
The psychological reason why clothes can make or break you
Sarah Sloat
What you wear is intrinsically tied to subtle status cues.
Mind and Body
1.19.2020 11:00 PM
Cherry Rose Tan: Why she's fighting for mental health in the tech industry
Sarah Sloat
"One of the most frequent topics that comes up is loneliness."
Mind and Body
1.19.2020 9:30 PM
Neuroimaging shows that meditation changes the brain for the better
Sarah Sloat
A new study documents how meditation alters the brain's gray matter.
Science
1.15.2020 7:00 PM
Skin-diving study indicates Neanderthals had 'capacity for innovation'
Sarah Sloat
New research proves Neanderthals knew how to exploit natural resources beyond the land.
Mind and Body
1.14.2020 10:35 PM
Ancient sex between different human species influences modern-day health
Sarah Sloat
It's just as well we *Homo sapiens* got some Neanderthal and Denisovan genes into our DNA.
Science
1.13.2020 7:58 PM
Oscar-nominated doc 'Honeyland' teaches a golden rule, rooted in science
Sarah Sloat
"Half for me, half for you."
Mind and Body
1.12.2020 11:00 PM
Realistic relationship goals: Experts reveal what it takes for love to last
Sarah Sloat
Accept that "we will not always agree, but we will have to talk about it."
Mind and Body
1.12.2020 9:30 PM
Dr. Ali Mattu: The psychologist making mental health accessible on YouTube
Sarah Sloat
Dr. Ali Mattu is the host of "The Psych Show."
Mind and Body
1.7.2020 8:43 PM
Can you get ripped doing the Ben Solo Challenge?
Sarah Sloat
All you need are two lightsabers.
Mind and Body
1.7.2020 6:00 AM
Largest-ever study on genetics of anxiety points to new treatments
Sarah Sloat
Identifying regions in the genome related to anxiety could pave the way to treatments that actually work.
Mind and Body
1.6.2020 2:04 PM
Detox science: How to boost the body's natural detoxification system
Sarah Sloat
Skip a "detox diet" and follow study-backed advice.
Mind and Body
1.5.2020 11:00 PM
One easy choice can help anxious people manage their worries — study
Sarah Sloat
It's time to offload.
Mind and Body
1.5.2020 9:00 PM
A veteran ER doctor reveals how she manages stress in a chaotic workplace
Sarah Sloat
"We are supportive of each other, but it’s in more subtle ways."
Science
12.31.2019 12:00 PM
Nazca lines mystery: Giant birds may help scientists finally solve it 
Sarah Sloat
The newest approach: ornithological identification.
Mind and Body
12.31.2019 12:00 PM
Mutants among us: "Natural short sleepers" reveal the genetics of sleep
Sarah Sloat
Understanding why some people need just 4 to 6 hours sleep a night could lead to better sleep for everyone.
Mind and Body
12.31.2019 12:00 PM
Rats on DMT hint at the benefits of psychedelic microdosing
Sarah Sloat
Scientists are getting closer to unraveling the science behind all the hype.