A new study shows that when you pull an all-nighter or deprive yourself of sleep, you also put yourself at risk of developing false or inaccurate memories.
Pets Unstressing Passengers, or PUP, is a service that provides passengers at 20 major U.S. airports the opportunity to interact with trained therapy dogs.
A lunch-time meditation club at a North Philadelphia elementary school encourages third- and fourth-graders to take part in mindfulness exercises.
Why do young concertgoers shout their lungs out like they're auditioning for a slasher flick? It's partly because screaming is a customary ritual for such an event. It's also because screaming is a primal form of sociological expression.
Researchers at two universities are confirming what many of us probably already believed about stress -- it's highly, highly contagious.
Researchers at George Washington University have identified a part of the brain that, when stimulated with an electric impulse, disrupts consciousness.
Unagi Travel specializes in taking stuffed animals on excursions to various locations and landmarks. The service has proved beneficial for humans who can't travel themselves due to illness or other reasons.
Brigham Young researchers say their findings prove the value of social media as a possible tool in suicide prevention.
Obsessively searching the Internet for fixes to real or perceived health problems creates more anxiety in those who have a lower tolerance for uncertainty, says a Baylor University researcher.
A pilot study involving teenage girls at three UK schools found that those who took a six-lesson course on body image had "significant effects" on their self-esteem.
Starting next Monday (Sep. 9), Bradford Regional Medical Center will become the first US institution of its kind to offer a voluntary 10-day inpatient program.
Besides the obvious, both affect the brain in ways that make a person more susceptible to bad decisions, according to a new study involving subjects in New Jersey and rural India.
Psychiatry's bible is also its worst enemy.
There is no ironclad guarantee that signing up to hurtle your body at 500+ mph several miles above the ground will result in safe passage to your destination.
Irrational tendencies mark human existence. Some can be of service to you, such as the phenomenon of honoring what economists call “sunk costs.”