Engaging in a brief mindfulness exercise made people who identified “I/me” words 33% less likely to volunteer.
Why do people own so many unused possessions, treating them as though they are too special to use?
Ultrarunning is a celebration of living and a rehearsal of dying all rolled up in a single intense experience.
Popular diets view health as a calorie-crunching equation while excluding a critical variable: mental wellness.
Research has shown the benefits of mindfulness, but the current mindfulness craze cannot deliver on its overhyped promises.
The present-moment awareness that stems from mindfulness practices may be the cost-effective tool that our society needs.
New study suggests the placebo effect can be as powerful as microdosing LSD.
Can playing video games really curb the risk of depression? Experts weigh in.
In-depth research suggests BDSM practitioners can experience altered states of consciousness that can be therapeutic.
Did America's collective mental health get worse (and then better) after the first COVID-19 lockdown?
No, being interested in BDSM does not mean you had a traumatic childhood.
Fractal patterns are noticed by people of all ages, even small children, and have significant calming effects.
There is a lot we don't know about psychedelics, but what we do know makes them extremely important.
A new study found that personality growth in young adults predicted career benefits such as income, degree attainment, and job satisfaction.
The compound found in "magic mushrooms" has significant and fast-acting impact on the brains of rats.
Aligning your goals with deeply held values produces better results—in your career and life.
Certain colors are globally linked to certain feelings, the study reveals.
A 2020 study published in the journal of Psychological Science explores the idea that fake news can actually help you remember real facts better.
A new study of nurses shows the importance of sleep—and staying aware on the job.
The results of this study showed depressive symptoms being highest in adolescence, declining in early adulthood and then climbing back up again into one's early 30s.
Are you mentally exhausted? Here's how to tell (and what to do about it).