Mental Health

Health

The Secret Cognitive-Enhancing Powers of Menthol

ByEmily Spencer and The Conversation
Health

You Don't Need To Hug A Tree To Benefit From Nature — Looking at One Is Enough

ByWhitney Fleming and The Conversation
Science

Does Evolution Even Matter Anymore — Or Is Human Progress Just Too Fast for Biology?

ByJose Yong and The Conversation
Health

Ancient Viruses Left Their DNA In Humans — And They Could Help Trigger These Common Diseases

ByRodrigo Duarte, Douglas Nixon, Timothy Powell and The Conversation
Health

When To Quit Therapy, According To A Clinical Psychologist

BySimon Sherry and The Conversation
Health

The First Few Weeks of Exercise Are Often Excruciatingly Painful — Here’s What’s Actually Causing It

ByElana Spivack
Sleep

These 5 Sleep Science Breakthroughs Might Help You Get Better Rest

ByDan Denis and The Conversation
Health

Is Ancient Viral DNA To Blame For Depression, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder?

ByTimothy Powell, Douglas Nixon, Rodrigo Duarte and The Conversation
Health

This New Map Of Gene Regulation Could Change The Way We See The Human Brain

ByHannah Docter-Loeb
Science

How A Man’s Brain Changes After Becoming A Dad

ByDarby Saxbe and The Conversation
Health

A New Study Found This Molecule Is Linked to Less Anxiety While Stoned

ByElana Spivack
Health

A New Study Is Finally Attempting to Pin Down The Root Causes of Depression

ByThe Conversation, Ian Hickie and Jacob Crouse
Health

LSD — Yes, LSD — Shows Promising Results For Treating Anxiety

ByColin Davidson and The Conversation
Health

What Causes Hoarding? New Research Suggests It Can Start in Childhood

ByThe Conversation and Victoria Ruby-Granger
Detox

Wellness Culture Today Forgot About One Giant Idea From the Original 1970s Movement

ByElana Spivack
Science

Brain Scans Of Jazz Musicians Could Unlock The Mystery Of Creative Flow

ByJohn Kounios, Yvette Kounios and The Conversation
Health

The Real Reason Finland Is The Happiest Country In The World

ByThe Conversation and August Nilsson
Health

This Common Adaptation Could Be The Key To Happiness

ByBruce Hood, Sarah Jelbert and The Conversation
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ByLyvie Scott
Health

Not All Stress Harms Us, But Finding The Amount That Does Is Crucial

ByThe Conversation and Lawson R. Wulsin
Health

This Specific Type of Sleep Could Help Protect You From Dementia

ByAndrée-Ann Baril, Matthew Pase and The Conversation
Health

Scientists Debunk the Idea That Smiling Makes You Happy

ByThe Conversation and Amber Dance
Health

Can Covid-19 Lead to Cognitive Decline? Here’s What the Evidence Actually Shows

ByZiyad Al-Aly and The Conversation
Health

A Psychiatrist Reveals the Human Emotions That Could Halt Longterm Space Travel

ByThe Conversation and Nick Kanas
Health

A Stress Neurobiologist Reveals the Key Thing We Are All Missing For Good Mental Health

ByKnowable Magazine and Tim Vernimmen
Science

15 Years Ago, an Underrated Sci-Fi Show Revealed a Bizarre Truth About the Human Brain

ByTara Yarlagadda

Star Wars: Could therapy have saved Anakin from the Dark side?

ByDais Johnston
Future of Medicine

Psilocybin: For the terminally ill, mushroom legality may come too late

ByMatigan King and Claire Cameron
HORIZONS

Ketamine can treat depression — but teletherapy could make it accessible

ByNick Hilden
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ByRafael Motamayor
Detox

Can men get postpartum depression? Experts and dads reveal the truth

ByKatie MacBride
Interview

'Psychonauts 2' developers reveal how they made a feel-good nightmare

ByTomas Franzese
The Superhero Issue

Superhero Therapy: How one Chernobyl survivor is helping Ukrainians today

ByOlga Alexandru
Culture

Sad Dads: The battle to recognize postpartum depression in new fathers

ByThe Editors of Fatherly

Patrick Radden Keefe interview: "They wanted permission to be able to market [OxyContin] to kids"

ByKatie MacBride
NTA or YTA?

Am I the Asshole? Why Reddit's favorite question is more popular than ever

ByEmma Magnus
longform

Inside a Covid-19 support group, where a long-haul future is faced head-on

ByAli Pattillo
know yourself

Male infertility increasing? Causes, treatments, and how to take care of your mental health

ByKatie MacBride
just breathe

A quarantine brain hack could also help fight climate change

ByAlex Tzelnic
Longreads

66 years ago, the founder of Alcoholics Anonymous tried LSD — and ignited a controversy still raging today

ByKatie MacBride
Hit the trail

The ultimate guide to winter hiking for a busy mind: 5 essential tips

ByStephen J. Bronner
STRATEGY

Does mindfulness change the brain? Research fractures structural hypothesis

ByAli Pattillo
Don't Panic

Ted Lasso's focus on therapy is its greatest gift

ByKatie MacBride

Prince Harry's therapy on Apple TV+ gets right one vital truth about trauma

ByKatie MacBride
Longform

In wildfire country, PTSD dominates burned-out communities: “Nothing could go back to normal.”

ByTara Yarlagadda
Detox

The one vasectomy side-effect men don’t expect

ByKatie MacBride
FF7 Week

'FF7’s best character taught me to be kind in a cruel world

ByCasey David Muir-Taylor
Detox

Questioning masculinity can make you happier and smarter

ByKatie MacBride
Detox

Jason Kander quit a mayoral election because of PTSD. More men can follow his lead.

ByKatie MacBride
Feature

The torment of misophoniacs: The wild science of people who hate the sound of chewing

ByJess Thomson