Landmark breakthroughs in cancer treatment and a policy structure where those advances can flourish have given fuel to the ambitious “Moonshot” to cure the disease. But is it really possible?
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Doing aerobic exercise twice a week for 26 weeks significantly increased the volume of older women's hippocampi—the region of the brain associated with memory.
Anti-gay prejudice is significantly linked to earlier death.
Extraordinary moments provide happiness throughout life, but as we realize our days our numbered, the small moments count for more.
Having a strong sense of control over your circumstances reduces the risk of dying by 13 percent, and can offset the negative health effects of getting less education.
Women made shorter in a virtual reality situation compared themselves more negatively to others and reported more paranoid feelings.
The positive effects of "placebo sleep"
Bright lights, big emotions.
"Calm down" might not be the best advice before public speaking.
Children take longer to return to full cognitive function after a concussion than adults, and their return to cognitive and physical activity should be gradual
Researchers saw changes in the brain after training exercises, but only for specific tasks.
Hurricane humor was least funny 15 days after the event, and funniest 36 days after.
Greater distance apart actually predicted more intimacy, communication, and satisfaction.
Subjects exposed to images of fast food seemed less able to enjoy simple pleasures.
Students who went to bed late got lower grades and had more emotional distress later in life.
Minority role models seem to be at the heart of some positive outcomes for students.
Child-centric parenting lets parents find more meaning in childcare.
Stressors of poverty play out in many ways.