There’s really only one mistake you can make: continue doing the same thing you already know is hurting you and expect a different result.
A few key moments are linked to significant shifts in thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
Listening to some songs can cause a powerful physiological response known as "frisson." What is it, and why does it happen?
Anger and silence are the two worst reactions.
Are fools happy and geniuses disorganized — or is that a mistaken stereotype?
A brief look at the six-decade challenge to psychiatry.
It could explain why so many people don’t respond to common antidepressants.
Grief never ends. There is no closure, but there are things we can do to mitigate the feeling of loss.
The structure is fully developed in humans, partially developed in chimps, and completely absent in Old World monkeys.
Decades of Alzheimer's research might have missed a cellular culprit hiding in plain sight.
Your heart rate reveals your brain activity, which in turn can predict hit songs — and maybe stock performance, as well.
Uncovering the ideology of "Karens" and "Kens."
If you’ve looked for a job recently, you may have encountered the personality test. You may also have wondered if it was backed by scientific research.
Why does the DMT experience feel so familiar to some people — even those who are trying the psychedelic for the first time?
A study involving nearly 2,000 people found links between personality traits and the likelihood of moving toward or away from dementia.
There were many similarities, but also some profound differences.
Modern memory athletes use this ancient technique to memorize thousands of digits of pi.
“It is healthy and normal to be afraid of death."
Will we ever unravel the mystery of consciousness? Two academics made a 25-year bet on it. The scientist lost.
Your brain is trying to show you the future.
Since 2012, the amount of time that teenagers spend socializing in person has plummeted. Is it a coincidence that depression is more common?
The importance of baby talk.
From smartphone envy to life dissatisfaction, the root cause of much unhappiness is that we are wired to imagine how things could be better.