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Is ketamine the secret to treating depression? Mental health studies reveal its potential

The need for new mental health treatments is obvious — ketamine may be one solution.

Sunday Scaries

Scientists know why we are so indecisive — and how to get over it

“People are generally quite bad at perceiving and using probability information.”

Sunday Scaries

Brain signatures tied to appetite could reveal new treatments for depression

The direction of appetite changes matches specific neural alterations.

Sunday Scaries

Emotional intelligence might make you more resilient, but there’s a catch

Here’s why a better way to measure emotional intelligence could improve relationships.

Sunday Scaries

Feeling stressed? Here are 7 simple actions to boost your mental health

Build a coping toolbox.

Sunday Scaries

How to tell if a therapist is right for you: 7 questions you need to ask

Research suggests the relationship between a therapist and their client is perhaps as powerful as the treatment itself.

Sunday Scaires

Living near one neglected piece of urban eye candy can greatly boost mental health

Blue space regeneration efforts could reduce mental health inequalities.

Sunday Scaries

Four science-backed methods to feel less tired during the day

You might not like number one.

Sunday Scaries

The Rehearsal riffs on exposure therapy, but the real deal is powerful

The Rehearsal makes a tantalizing promise to its subjects. But how seriously can we take its premise?

Sunday Scaries

What are the physical signs of anxiety? Why your body’s cues may throw you off

How we feel about what is going on with our bodies is not always correct.

Sunday Scaries

How to boost grit: 3 psychology-based habits to strengthen your resolve

Grit is the combination of passion and perseverance, expressed over a long period of time.

Sunday Scaries

Why one unappealing emotion can make you happier in the long run

Here’s why you should treat anger like thirst.

Sunday Scaries

Why scientists think these dietary supplements may help treat depression

While probiotics alone aren’t the cure, they could help as an add-on to other treatments.

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This overlooked mental-health "hack" increases your chance of living longer

This intervention could support healthy aging across diverse groups.

Sunday Scaries

People isolated from society have divergent levels of certain blood molecules

Hikikomori was first thought to be a Japanese-specific sociocultural effect, but experts now say it is a worldwide phenomenon.

Sunday Scaires

Four science-backed strategies to stop a vicious cycle of self-defeating thoughts

Rumination is associated with a number of mental health issues.

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In Shakespeare, veterans find a “tower of strength”

“Shakespeare’s meter of iambic pentameter mimics the human heartbeat.”

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Sunday Scaires

Is ketamine the secret to treating depression? Mental health studies reveal its potential

The need for new mental health treatments is obvious — ketamine may be one solution.

Climate Crisis

Extreme heat linked to harassment at work, study reveals

Climate change has serious effects on human behavior with implications for workplace interactions and productivity.

Sunday Scaries

Scientists know why we are so indecisive — and how to get over it

“People are generally quite bad at perceiving and using probability information.”

Call for help

Need to use 988? 4 key questions about the new mental health crisis hotline, answered

Here’s what we know about the new number.

Cult Week

The cults that survive even when the prophecy fails

Aliens, immortality, and zombie JFK... One essential trait explains how extreme beliefs survive and thrive.

Covid-19

Psychological distress may increase your odds of getting long Covid, study finds

The results could help us better understand the condition that is currently affecting millions of Americans.

Sunday Scaries

Brain signatures tied to appetite could reveal new treatments for depression

The direction of appetite changes matches specific neural alterations.

Science

Scientists finally know why we get distracted — and how we can stay on track

More than just a distraction, mind-wandering (and its cousin, daydreaming) may help us prepare for the future

Covid-19

Being the only one masked in the office can be hard. A psychiatrist suggests these tips

“Everyone in my workplace can see that I’m the only person still masking, all day every day."

Streamer Secrets

YouTuber Ali 'Myth' Kabbani reveals why so many streamers are ditching Twitch

YouTube streamer Myth gets candid about growing up streaming and staying positive.

Longevity hacks

Microbreaks may be a ‘panacea’ for workday wellness

Anywhere between 8 seconds and 10 minutes does you some good.

Sunday Scaries

Emotional intelligence might make you more resilient, but there’s a catch

Here’s why a better way to measure emotional intelligence could improve relationships.

Mind and Body

Deficiencies in these common vitamins can cause peculiar and dramatic symptoms

A delicate balance of nutrients is key for brain health.

Sunday Scaries

Feeling stressed? Here are 7 simple actions to boost your mental health

Build a coping toolbox.

Mind and Body

Psychedelic trips and near-death experiences result in strikingly similar attitude shifts

The two experiences alter a person’s core beliefs in a comparable way and scientists want to understand why.

Mind and Body

Three factors explain why it’s so hard to change our minds — but it’s not hopeless

It’s natural to resist changing your mind.

Sunday Scaires

Is ketamine the secret to treating depression? Mental health studies reveal its potential

The need for new mental health treatments is obvious — ketamine may be one solution.

Climate Crisis

Extreme heat linked to harassment at work, study reveals

Climate change has serious effects on human behavior with implications for workplace interactions and productivity.

Sunday Scaries

Scientists know why we are so indecisive — and how to get over it

“People are generally quite bad at perceiving and using probability information.”

Call for help

Need to use 988? 4 key questions about the new mental health crisis hotline, answered

Here’s what we know about the new number.

Cult Week

The cults that survive even when the prophecy fails

Aliens, immortality, and zombie JFK... One essential trait explains how extreme beliefs survive and thrive.

Covid-19

Psychological distress may increase your odds of getting long Covid, study finds

The results could help us better understand the condition that is currently affecting millions of Americans.

Sunday Scaries

Brain signatures tied to appetite could reveal new treatments for depression

The direction of appetite changes matches specific neural alterations.

Science

Scientists finally know why we get distracted — and how we can stay on track

More than just a distraction, mind-wandering (and its cousin, daydreaming) may help us prepare for the future

Covid-19

Being the only one masked in the office can be hard. A psychiatrist suggests these tips

“Everyone in my workplace can see that I’m the only person still masking, all day every day."

Streamer Secrets

YouTuber Ali 'Myth' Kabbani reveals why so many streamers are ditching Twitch

YouTube streamer Myth gets candid about growing up streaming and staying positive.

Longevity hacks

Microbreaks may be a ‘panacea’ for workday wellness

Anywhere between 8 seconds and 10 minutes does you some good.

Sunday Scaries

Emotional intelligence might make you more resilient, but there’s a catch

Here’s why a better way to measure emotional intelligence could improve relationships.

Mind and Body

Deficiencies in these common vitamins can cause peculiar and dramatic symptoms

A delicate balance of nutrients is key for brain health.

Sunday Scaries

Feeling stressed? Here are 7 simple actions to boost your mental health

Build a coping toolbox.

Mind and Body

Psychedelic trips and near-death experiences result in strikingly similar attitude shifts

The two experiences alter a person’s core beliefs in a comparable way and scientists want to understand why.

Mind and Body

Three factors explain why it’s so hard to change our minds — but it’s not hopeless

It’s natural to resist changing your mind.