Redefining Spirituality and Debunking Magical Thinking In the Modern Age
Twenty-eight seasons ago, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon was introduced as the owner of Kwik E-Mart in The Simpsons. He quickly became one of the show’s main punching bags.
It's not only a lack of sleep that's hurting us. A lack of dreaming might point to health problems.
Duke University researchers found that stimulating brain regions dealing with abstract reasoning and cognitive flexibility alleviate anxiety and depression.
From illegal stimulants to formaldehyde, toxins are freely sold in supermarkets everywhere. Where is the FDA?
Boredom has benefits. New research finds that device-free solitude deactivates high arousal emotions while reducing stress and promoting relaxation.
In this new study, mindfulness-based intervention in schools did not move the needle on teen anxiety, depression, or body image problems.
In a new meta-analysis of ten studies, probiotics are proving useful in decreasing symptoms of anxiety.
We know that body language reveals a lot. But language is an even bigger tell if you know what to look for.
Music is our oldest and most cherished ritual. How we treat it is reflective of who we are.
A supervised learning algorithm can predict clinical depression much earlier and more accurately than trained health professionals.
A new study illustrates how marketing affects our memory of what we eat, and how that translates to a bigger waistline.
In The Hacking of the American Mind, Robert Lustig holds up a much needed mirror to our consumption habits.
Lazy but want to stay in shape? You may soon be able to have it both ways, thanks to a new pill in testing from GlaxoSmithKline.
American clergy members get a tax break thanks to Code Section 107(2), which allows that “ministers of the gospel” exclude housing allowances from their taxable income.
Two meditation pioneers, Daniel Goleman and Richard J Davidson, answer that question in their new book, Altered Traits.
Forty percent of Americans sleep less than seven hours per night, and that's a problem.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide found high success rates for lucid dreaming.
The world's human population is skyrocketing, creating more competition and suffering. Yet few thinkers address a solution. Is there one?
The link between sugar and cancer just got stronger.
Early states did not form how we've been taught, writes James C Scott in his new book. His research offers a clue as to where we might be heading.