Three minutes of the game reduced cravings by 24 percent in a recent study.
Professional burnout is the sum total of hundreds and thousands of tiny betrayals of purpose, each one so minute that it hardly attracts notice.
Inside the increasingly common practice—and business—of female masking
A new Johns Hopkins study looks at the neuroscience of jazz and the power of improvisation.
We fill the human-shaped void with 225 percent more Facebook interactions.
After a week beset by ocular infection, NBC's multimillion-dollar sportscaster is slated to return on Monday. Costas' victory over conjunctivitis heralds a return of the spirit of sportsmanship and national pride typified by these Olympic games.
Increasing fluid intelligence has proven beneficial for people diagnosed with ADHD, and selling memory improvement is a big business. Are the claims overheated?
Just enduring winter weather counts as exercise.
As we pass our prime, it is with a growing awareness that younger people coming after us haven’t yet reached their peak. Those who can’t bear the shift to a supporting role may become increasingly narcissistic in the unhealthy sense of the word.
Extraordinary moments provide happiness throughout life, but as we realize our days our numbered, the small moments count for more.
New research reveals parents' impact on childhood weight, even in rich families.
Seven facts from the Department of Agriculture this month confirm the importance of pizza in the minds and bodies of Americans.
Respected scientists are lending credibility to parapsychological research.
Cigarettes are a good start, but things likely to destroy us are still on shelves.
What's behind our eat-hate relationship with chicken blobs? McDonald's lifted the nugget curtain this week, showing fans and detractors how the 1979 creation is made.
Turn-of-the-20th-century "physicians" offered clairvoyance alongside their medical care.
The complications of sentencing psychopathic criminals
A third of patients who go to the hospital for bipolar I disorder are on four (or more) psychiatric medications—despite a lack of evidence that's a good idea. This highlights the complexity of the disease and the need for more science.
Conventional scientific understanding is that there are six, but new research suggests there may only happy, sad, afraid/surprised, and angry/disgusted.
As American alternative medicine grows in popularity, I decided to experience an even older style of nontraditional treatment.