mind

Fighting Words

What Romantic Comedies Get Wrong About Brain Damage

The aftermath of my head injury was way different than the plot of 'Isn't It Romantic' and every other movie like it.
Brooke Knisley
3.13.19
mental health

Why Stalkers Behave the Way They Do

I was stalked for a decade. Here's what I learned.
Crystal Ponti
2.28.19
Drugs

CBD Could Interact With Prescription Meds

Here's what we know so far about using CBD while you're taking psych meds and other drugs.
Mark Hay
2.28.19
Your Brain

5 Things That Could Help Your Brain Work Better

The brain isn’t literally a muscle, but its function can be positively and negatively affected by the behaviors we engage in every day.
Grant Stoddard
2.25.19
hard data

Why Gay Men Often Fetishize Straight Men

‘Straight Guys’ was the most-viewed category on Pornhub’s gay site in 2018. Here are some expert theories on why.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
2.21.19
CBD

We Asked Experts if CBD-Spiked Foods Do Anything at All

CBD oil is in everything from gummies to cold brew, but does it actually have any benefits if it's combined with other ingredients?
Melissa Pandika
2.19.19
Phys Ed

An Ode to Yogis Who Bring Darkness to Yoga

Yoga doesn't have to be unrealistically positive to be helpful.
Rajul Punjabi
2.15.19
mental health

I’m Constantly Stressed That My Weekends Aren’t Fun Enough

How to deal with weekend anxiety.
Richard Morgan
2.15.19
mental health

Expressing Myself Through Clothing Has Helped Me Deal With Depression

But I worry that I'll become image-obsessed.
Philip Eil
2.14.19
Fighting Words

The Agony of Seeing Miscarriage Stories Shared Online

I want people to be able to talk about their loss, but seeing these posts opens up a wound for me.
Kristi Pahr
2.12.19
mental health

Being Attacked Changed How My Brain Works

Trauma has changed the way I perceive stress. I asked some experts how to cope.
Kate Willsky
2.12.19
Eat This

The Stinky Side Effect of Your High Protein Diet

Why your quest for gains yields gag-inducing flatulence and how, for the love god, to make it stop.
Grant Stoddard
2.7.19
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