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People Are Dying for the Perfect Selfie
How Sleep Consolidates Our Memories
Opioids vs. Crack: The Politics of Race and Addiction
For 64 Percent of Kids with ADHD, Food is the Cause
If the Idea of a Phone Call Triggers Serious Anxiety, You're Not Alone
Women With Autism Aren't Getting Diagnosed
What's the Difference Between Enabling and Supporting?
Why Is It So Hard to Find a Cure for Alzheimer’s?
Here's How You Help a Friend With Depression
Picky Eating in Adults Is a Diagnosable Disorder — Really
D.C. Home to Most Psychopaths, Study Finds
Hear Sounds When Watching Silent Videos? It Might Be Synesthesia
How can other people help with schizophrenia?
How Sigmund Freud Worked
More than 250 people in six years have died while taking selfies. Who is taking such risks and why?
By Michelle Konstantinovsky Oct 16, 2018
A new study determined it takes a split second for our brains to replay and store certain memories when we sleep.
By Michelle Konstantinovsky Oct 11, 2018
Americans are deprived of sleep. And it's becoming a public health crisis. Could the military really help out?
By Cherise Threewitt Oct 10, 2018
If you have a loved one fighting drug or alcohol addiction, it can sometimes be hard to know when helping them is actually hurting them.
By Alia Hoyt Oct 1, 2018
You may not be a professional therapist, but you might be the only person around to observe that a loved one is depressed or suicidal. What's the best way to help?
By Alia Hoyt Sep 18, 2018
If you sleep with someone who snores, you may've read that you should wake them up and have them turn on their side to stop the problem. But does it work?
By Dave Roos Sep 13, 2018
And that difference has a lot to do with dopamine — and how you respond to it.
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Sep 10, 2018
Wearing socks to bed may not look sexy, but it can be a lifesaver at helping you fall asleep faster.
By Dave Roos Sep 4, 2018
A new study just found the sleeping disorder could make you gain weight. Awesome.
By Kristen Hall-Geisler Aug 22, 2018
You'll never look like your Snapchat self, but that's not stopping people from trying.
By Kristen Hall-Geisler Aug 8, 2018
Alzheimer's is the only disease among the top 10 causes of death in the U.S. for which there is no cure, no means of prevention and no treatment that can slow it down. Why has it proved so hard to find a cure?
By Alia Hoyt Aug 6, 2018
A new study out of Germany claims that artists are less driven by monetary rewards than other people.
By Stell Simonton Aug 2, 2018
Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? We'll give you the most common reasons why you're tired and how to fix them.
By Dave Roos Jul 18, 2018
Where does your state land on the list?
By Michelle Konstantinovsky Jul 9, 2018
Experts who've studied this say you have to look at several factors regarding parenting, toy guns and aggression.
By Patrick J. Kiger Jun 26, 2018
Science shows that, although people do tend to feel angrier when hungry, there are ways to tame that "hangry" feeling.
By Michelle Konstantinovsky Jun 15, 2018
Suicide is a major challenge to public health in the United States. But like most public health problems, it can be prevented.
By John Donovan Jun 13, 2018
Experts have long advised people to get up at the same time each day for better sleep long-term. But a new study is great news for people who like to sleep in on their days off.
By Alia Hoyt Jun 1, 2018
Some people really can hear silent moving images. It's called visual-evoked auditory response, or vEAR, and one in five people may have it.
By Yves Jeffcoat May 17, 2018
Most sleep experts recommend a nap of 20 to 30 minutes in the afternoon, but some say that longer naps bring about significant improvement in creative problem-solving.
By Dave Roos May 16, 2018
Not getting enough quality sleep can take a serious toll on your mental and physical well-being. It can also shorten your life.
By Carrie Tatro Apr 20, 2018
It may seem like a ridiculous question, but it's actually kind of a mindbender.
By Robert Lamb Apr 6, 2018
The announcements of Kylie Jenner's 'surprise' baby and Beyonce's pregnancy with twins were two of the most liked Instagrams of all time. Why do celebrity babies excite the public so much?
By Alia Hoyt Feb 9, 2018
A startling two-thirds of gun deaths in the U.S. are suicides, not homicides. Some suicide prevention advocates and gun rights supporters are coming together to educate people about suicide risk.
By Dave Roos Feb 7, 2018
Loneliness is such a prevalent problem that the British have appointed a minister for loneliness.
By Stell Simonton Feb 6, 2018
Sea Cucumber: Animal or Vegetable?
10 Intriguing Facts About Elon Musk
Taxpayer-funded Pension and Perks of Former U.S. Officials