Mental health disorders and depression are far more likely for grad students than they are for the average American
I learned during my last year of medical training—the most difficult year of my life—that “going it alone” did not make me stronger
The care of people with dementia poses an agonizing philosophical dilemma
The evidence says it can go either way.
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
Research shows that paying for experiences instead of material possessions will give you greater and more enduring satisfaction
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.
AA is not the answer to alcohol addiction for many secular scientists, but there are great alternatives
The first order of business: break down research silos and move toward open science
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
The search is on for safe, effective ways to taper the drugs for people in chronic pain