Propofol reduces the intensity of traumatic memories
Nasal spray related to the anesthetic/street drug ketamine targets treatment-resistant patients
Hundreds of thousands of people experience mania without ever getting depressed. Why does psychiatry insist on calling them bipolar?
Psychiatrist Randolph Nesse, one of the founders of evolutionary medicine, explains why natural selection did not rid our species of onerous psychiatric disorders
Humans traveling to Mars will be required to operate with a degree of autonomy human astronauts have never had, due to communication delays. Christopher Intagliata reports.
How does our outlook on life, the world, and the future affect our health and well-being?
It may not be what you think
The Nazi regime urged German mothers to ignore their toddlers’ emotional needs—the better to raise hardened soldiers and followers. Attachment researchers say that the harmful effects of that teaching may be affecting later generations...
So-called "relaxation music" is only about as effective as a soothing Chopin piece at lulling listeners into a relaxed state. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen puts to rest four common travel anxieties
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen talks with psychologist Dr. Joseph Burgo about the often-misunderstood experience of shame
People who had a conflict in a given day but also got hugged were not as affected by the negative interaction as were their unhugged counterparts.
Grunya Sukhareva characterized autism nearly two decades before Austrian doctors Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger
New recordings of electrical activity in the brain help reveal the underpinnings of bad moods
Mouse studies show tiny intercellular pods convey to sperm a legacy of a father’s hard knocks in life
Researchers are developing wristbands and apps to predict moods—but the technology has pitfalls as well as promise
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen busts the 5 biggest myths of mindfulness
Where financial disparities are greatest, the murder rate tends to be high
Brain changes, visible on scans, are also associated with Alzheimer’s precursors