Studies found the human brain is able to intentionally hear one speaker while ignoring another.
Studies found that school uniforms don’t affect young students’ behavior or attendance overall.
Study found that daytime short naps are not effective
Natural disasters like hurricanes can bring married couples closer, at least temporarily.
Periodically catching up on your sleep can improve gait control and reduce fatigue-induced clumsiness, for the chronically sleep-deprived.
The postpartum depression treatment of mothers helps in their babies’ brain growth.
New study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition challenges the “energy balance model,” which says that people gain weight because they eat more.
New study finds that body inflammation and release of the molecule histamine dampens the levels of a ‘feel-good hormone serotonin that plays a key role in staving off anxiety and depression.
Researchers have identified new brain circuits that can turn off cravings for foods high in fat, which leads to overeating and obesity.
New study shows that oxytocin, also known as “love hormone” or the “cuddle hormone”, plays an important role in combating stress disrupting gastrointestinal functions.
New research reveals that women who are extremely underweight and obese are likely to be at an increased risk of developing common mood disorders like depression and anxiety due to low levels of ‘feel-good’ neurosteroid allopregnanolone.
The largest analysis of brain scans showed that patients with mood and anxiety disorders share the same abnormalities in brain areas associated with cognitive and emotional control.
Depression, either before or during pregnancy, reduces the quality of mother-infant interaction at both eight weeks and 12 months after their babies were born.
New study finds that people with schizophrenia scored lower on a wisdom assessment than non-psychiatric comparison participants, and those with higher scores displayed fewer psychotic symptoms.
Among Norwegians 60 years of age and older the desire to live into advanced ages was significantly reduced by hypothetical adverse life scenarios with the strongest effect caused by dementia and chronic pain
Researchers found that working long hours can be a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and poor management practices can pose a greater risk for depression.
Earworms (having a song stuck in your head) play an important role in helping memories form, not only for the song, but also related life events like hanging out with friends.
A new study on marriage and stress revealed that the presence of a spouse provides immediate stress protection and helps people live longer.
Having ancestors who were frequently exposed to stress can improve one’s own immune response to early-life stressors.
Overweight adolescents who are prone to stress-induced eating actually ate less when exposed to a lab stressor.
Obese People Who Focus More On Emotional Changes In Lifestyle Have Improved Heart Health, Study Shows
Obese people who attended a non-judgemental and personalized lifestyle modification program that focus on changing behaviors and improving relationship with food improved their emotional regulation, heart and mental health during just 10 weeks.
Researchers found that only one day employment or 8 hours a week significantly boosts mental health and life satisfaction.
Researchers suggest a new theory of dreams that the strangeness of our dreams help our brains better generalize our day-to-day experiences.
Scientists at Northwestern University found that it is possible to measure and manipulate realistic types of memory by applying transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to the brain network responsible for memory.
Boys playing video games most days, at least once a week, and at least once a month at age 11 had lower depression scores, according to the new study published in Psychological Medicine.
Researchers at American Academy of Sleep Medicine found that lost sleep amplifies anger and undermines emotional adaptation to frustrating circumstances.
Scientists explain why exposure to chronic stress early in life shortens lifespan and contributes to age-related chronic diseases and even mental illnesses later in life.