brain

science is cool

This Is What Happens in Your Dogs' Brain When You Talk to Them

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
a day ago
mental health

I Got a Landline to Save My Brain

Yes, it is I, the only millennial in America with a home phone number.
Sydney Mondry
10.11.18
Sleep

Experts Answered Every Question We’ve Ever Had About Sleep

Does melatonin work? What’s my chronotype? And is it really that bad to look at my phone right before bed?
Shayla Love
10.10.18
psychology

The Reason Some People Freeze When They're Being Attacked

Fight and flight aren't the body's only instinctual responses to fear. And when it comes to sexual assault, some survivors blame themselves for not fighting back.
Rachel Cassandra
Lisa Shell
10.10.18
anxiety

Drinking to Calm Your Nerves Might Just Make Your Anxiety Worse

There are several reasons alcohol creates this kind of anxiety feedback loop—and sleep is one of them.
Lexi Krupp
10.10.18
psychology

There's a Little Bit of Psychopath in All of Us

These are the five things most people don’t understand about psychopaths.
Nadja Heym
10.8.18
science is cool

Research Has Probably Been Overstating How Smart Dogs Are

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
10.5.18
science is cool

When You Give An Octopus MDMA They Become Unusually Touchy-Feely

And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
Shayla Love
9.21.18
body

We Looked Into Whether It's Worth Taking Magnesium Supplements

Magnesium has been touted as a treatment for everything from insomnia and depression to high blood pressure and glucose levels, but does it really work as advertised?
Colleen de Bellefonds
9.18.18
SEX

These People See Colors and Taste Flavors When They Orgasm

"My orgasm looks and tastes something akin to dark chocolate.”
Richard Greenhill
9.18.18
addiction

Should Tanning Be Considered Addictive?

Currently only one behavioral addiction, gambling disorder, is recognized by the American Psychiatric Association, and that behavior was only recognized a few years ago.
Kat Eschner
9.4.18
wellness

People Are Putting Frog Venom Under Their Skin as a Type of Cleanse

The science behind a ritual that aims to purge your body and mind of impurities.
Suzannah Weiss
8.22.18