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You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

How Much Water Should I Drink?

What experts think about the ‘8 glasses a day' rule.
Karin Klein
18 hours ago
depression
depression

The Two Things Psychedelics Do to Most People With Depression

“I believe this could revolutionize mental health care."
Michael Pollan
18 hours ago
psychedelics
psychedelics

People Are Drinking Ayahuasca to Treat Physical Illnesses

Could the psychedelic be changing people's perceptions of pain?
Suzannah Weiss
21 hours ago
Culture
Culture

What ‘13 Reasons Why’ Gets Right About Heroin Addiction

Based on my experience as a former heroin user, and as a journalist covering addiction, the show’s depiction is refreshingly authentic.
Zachary Siegel
2 days ago
Stress
Stress

Being Stressed Out Wrecks Your Ability to Plan Ahead

It's called stress-induced ego depletion.
Nick Hobson
5 days ago
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Everything I Learned at a Naked Workout Class

"It's only after touching my entire, uncovered body to the ground that I consider how dirty the floor is."
Spenser Mestel
5 days ago
body
body

The Results of the First American Gut Project Are In

In the largest citizen science experiment to date, more than 11,000 people sent poop samples to a San Diego lab.
Daniel McDonald
5 days ago
Sex
Sex

Psychopaths May Have an Evolutionary Advantage

As uncomfortable as the thought may be, traits that assist in reproduction tend to get passed on.
Justin Lehmiller
5 days ago
Eat This
Eat This

Should I Wash Meat Before I Cook It?

Short answer: Your attempt to wash away germs can backfire in a big way.
Joanne Spataro
5 days ago
mental health
mental health

The Connection Between Athleisure and Anxiety

I found the adult version of swaddling to ease my anxiety.
Rajul Punjabi
5 days ago
addiction
addiction

This Actor Prepped to Play a Teen Addicted to Heroin in '13 Reasons Why'

Warning: Spoilers ahead.
Jesse Hicks
5 days ago
Sleep
Sleep

What It Means If You Do Terrible Things In Your Dreams

It's incredibly unsettling to wake up filled with guilt about a murder you just committed in your dream.
Allie Volpe
5 days ago