A small new study posits that the threshold for recognizing something as "alive" lowers when someone is isolated.
How working from home enabled one woman's mental illness to flourish
The medical community can help the young doctor to continue saving lives, instead of taking his own.
After the drug was dismissed by the pharmaceutical company that developed it, a researcher started experimenting on himself with it. Powerful hallucinations ensued.
Studies about the mental-health impact of the war have focused almost exclusively on men, to the detriment of the women who suffered on the front lines and the home front.
Across the world, ideas of the paranormal persist.
A new study finds that behavioral intervention could help vegetables light up the neurological reward system the way a cookie does.
Red and white wines showed equal health benefits in new research—among people who move.
Wealthy people are eating better than ever, while the poor are eating worse.
Why humans have evolved to flare their nostrils, furrow their brows, and frown
How the slob you were paired with freshman year will influence your figure, your mental health, and other casualties of college
New research suggests it’s how parents talk to their infants, not just how often, that makes a difference for language development.
A controversial area of brain research suggests it may be possible—but is it ethical?
From the 19th-century "morbid defect of moral control" to the modern understanding of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
The cognitive benefits of self-awareness during sleep
In San Antonio, law enforcement, courts, and medical clinics are working together to treat, rather than jail, people with psychological problems.
The World Well-Being Project uses Facebook updates to correlate language with personality traits.
New research looks at who, exactly, keeps posting those public declarations of love on your newsfeed.
Looking at lovely things—and people—can improve quality of life
For people living on the streets or in shelters, sleep deprivation can lead to a host of other problems.