Stress

mental health

Lifting Weights Has a Surprising Effect on Mental Health

In a new paper, researchers took a closer look at the connection between depression, anxiety, and working out.
Christian Finn
12.5.18
body

These Are the Five Most Effective Ways to Cure the Hiccups

Here's what the science says about a few of the most common techniques.
Markham Heid
12.3.18
Sleep

This Is Why You Can't Go Back to Sleep When You Want To

And why you can’t wake up when you have to.
Jesse Hicks
11.29.18
Advice for Anxious People

Watching My Friends Become Successful Fills Me With Anxiety

The human tendency to compare one’s own achievements against others starts early in life, and it’s a deep part of our nature.
Christian Jarrett
11.21.18
mind

Dreams Can Help People Deal With Grief and Breakups

During painful transitions such as breakups, divorce, and the loss of loved ones, dreams can become so vivid that even the biggest skeptics take notice of their nocturnal visions.
Alice Robb
11.20.18
disability

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting a Service Dog

Here's who qualifies for a service dog, how to apply for one, and what tasks they can be trained to do.
Cindy Kuzma
11.16.18
Eat This

Changing Your Metabolism Isn't Complicated or Mysterious

Just quit making these five common mistakes.
Grant Stoddard
11.15.18
mind

How to Use Hypnosis for Pain and Anxiety

As in, it's not as outlandish as it sounds.
Julie Stewart
11.14.18
school

Thinking You're Bad at Math Causes a Specific Type of Anxiety

Many of us may need to overcome what's known as "math trauma."
Jennifer Ruef
11.12.18
relationships

The Psychology of Commitment Phobia

Here’s what it means if the idea of being in a relationship freaks you out.
Nick Keppler
11.9.18
body

Men Obsessed With Being Fit Often Struggle With Drinking and Depression

The real problem isn’t a thin ideal—it’s a muscular one, a new study shows.
Jesse Hicks
11.9.18
tech harm reduction

This Is How Screen Time Affects the Developing Human Brain

Most teens currently spend an average of 9 hours a day looking at screens.
Jean Twenge
11.7.18
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