When we don't know the reasons behind our choices, we confabulate.
Researchers figure out why we feel like time is speeding up as we grow older.
What was going on in the world of health and strange bodily functions?
There now is compelling evidence to support the notion that much information about another person’s mind can be gleaned from his or her eyes.
It’s called change blindness, and you probably have it.
The Germans have a lovely saying for the benefits of keeping an idle mind: ‘die Seele baumeln lassen’, meaning ‘let the soul dangle’.
New studies show that energy drinks and junk food adversely affect the developing brain in numerous ways.
An international team of researchers claims to have found a major cause of dementia - an incurable brain disease.
Getting up from your computer for frequent breaks might help you retain information better, new research shows.
His guiding spirit Thomas helped the author make better financial decisions and take care of his health.
A new study shows that teens who use bullying tactics have more sexual partners.
Why do you check your phone 150 times a day? Is it a conscious choice, or have the attention merchants gotten into your head?
Some helpful tips for the SAD.
Stanford researchers identify five different types of anxiety, each correlating with the activation of different brain networks.
We can “read” genes with ease now, but still can’t say what most of them “mean.” To show why we need clearer “causology” and fitter metaphors, let's scrutinize cars and their parts like we do bodies and genes.
In 2016 Americans spent $16.4 billion on cosmetic plastic surgery. What does that say about the health of our psyche?
Cute things are usually vulnerable, fragile, and weak. But cuteness itself is mighty indeed.
A new study in mice shows that fasting increases BDNF, a protein that promotes the growth of neuronal connections.
Mathematicians argue in a new paper that the accelerating expansion of the universe can be explained without dark energy.
Is life worse or better than non-existence? And if it is, who is judging? Welcome to anti-natalism, a small but lively corner of philosophy.
An experimental therapy successfully treats patients who hear voices in their head by having them create digital avatars of the audio hallucinations.