mind

What's Freaking Me Out
What's Freaking Me Out

This Is Why Some People Faint When They See Blood

Vasovagal syncope is basically a misguided effort by the vagus nerve: In trying to make you chill out, it overshoots and instead makes you pass out.
Kate Willsky
8.7.18
mind
mind

People Can Guess Your Name Based on How You Look

When a child receives a first name, it comes loaded with a number of social expectations, inferences, and interactions.
Anne-Laure Sellier
8.6.18
mental health
mental health

When a Family Member Survives a Suicide Attempt

With hope comes the very real dread that he will try to kill himself again.
Erica Jackson Curran
8.3.18
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

The Facebook Page That Led to 30 Drug-Rehab Arrests

One informant reported having been paid in heroin to live in a sober home and collect money from visitors who sexually assaulted female residents.
Chelsea Greenwood
8.3.18
mental health
mental health

The Surprisingly Positive Effects of Being a Pessimist

Author and professor Eugene Thacker tells us about how pessimism can be a form of self-help.
Zachary Siegel
8.2.18
body
body

Does Working in an Open-Plan Office Affect Your Health?

Critics note that they are distracting, uncomfortable, increase stress, hurt productivity, and potentially spread germs.
Mark Hay
8.2.18
psychology
psychology

What It Means if You Struggle to Accept a Compliment

Most people use a few well-practiced strategies for deflection.
Knvul Sheikh
8.2.18
mental health
mental health

People With Depression May Have Less of This Chemical in Their Bodies

Those who had the worst symptoms had the lowest levels.
Jesse Hicks
7.31.18
body
body

This Is What It's Like to Care for Someone Who is in a Coma

Nurses are often tasked with everything from feeding to physical therapy to toilet care.
Mark Hay
7.31.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Your Body Type Should Not Determine How You Work Out

Somatotyping doesn't work. You’re better off experimenting with different approaches to diet and exercise, and adjusting what you do based on how your body responds.
Christian Finn
7.31.18
psychology
psychology

The Triangulation Theory May Explain Why Some Childhoods Are So Stressful

“Adults who experienced triangles in early family relationships can lack a clear sense of their own wants and needs.”
Jessica Dore
7.30.18
Sex
Sex

People Are Shoving Beads into Their Penis Skin for Better Sex

Google image "pearling" at your own risk.
Grant Stoddard
7.30.18