A rigorous study has intriguing results
Do what you love: the nonagenarian showed no signs of slowing down from a nearly seven-day-a-week work schedule
The anesthetic-cum-party drug restores the ability to make connections among brain cells
NYU’s “Sounds of New York City” project listens to the city—and then, with the help of citizen scientists, teaches machines to decode the soundscape. Jim Daley reports. ...
Should you tell your best friend? Your date? Your impatient boss? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen walks you through this tough decision
Researchers are unraveling the psychological reasons why some people relentlessly self-diagnose themselves online for hours a day
Brief but intensive treatments are proving to be effective for many anxiety disorders
New research provides strong evidence for a low tech, relatively low cost solution—without medication
Tracking the location and mood of 15,000 people, researchers found that scenic beauty was linked to happiness—including near urban sights like bridges and buildings. Christopher Intagliata reports...
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.
After nearly a century of effort, psychiatry's best diagnoses leave much to be desired
How does our outlook on life, the world, and the future affect our health and well-being?
Psychological interventions can stave off about 50 percent of new episodes in people at high risk
It may not be what you think
Mental health disorders and depression are far more likely for grad students than they are for the average American