Are You a "Digital Hoarder"?

When we think of hoarders, the image that likely comes to us is of a house or apartment unit piled so high with old newspapers and junk...

Pandemic Blues? Try Nature

By this point, we're no doubt all familiar with the lowered mood associated with life during the COVID-19 pandemic.The combination of...

PTSD May Double Chances of Dementia

A new study, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, is the first-ever global meta-analysis on the possible link between...

The Smiling Hack

In the middle of a pandemic, with economic and political unrest growing everywhere and the promise of an ugly election cycle coming up,...

The Furry Robot Factor

Image source: Gurion University of the Negevl. As many pet owners know, in hard times, it can be very helpful to have a furry little...

The Loneliness Epidemic

There's an epidemic sweeping the world, and it's not the one you think. A new paper published in the Trends in Cognitive Sciences journal...

Stay Sharp: Eat Your Flavonoids

Alzheimer's disease and other dementias can have devastating effects. Neuroscience is searching for ways to offset, delay, or prevent...

Personality Predictors

Can you predict what someone's personality will be like based on their infant behavior? A new study funded by the National Institutes of...

Mental Health in a Time of Quarantine

It will probably not come as a surprise to you that life during a pandemic can be challenging for one's mental health. Even the CDC...

Obligation During Social Distancing

As Covid-19 forces us indoors, people are more and more relying on their social circles, for favors big and small. William Chopik,...

Is Your Child Sleeping Enough?

As adults, we don’t need to be persuaded to seek a good night’s sleep. That well-rested, energetic feeling is reward enough. But what...

Get Yourself to a Green Space!

Parks and nature preserves: they're not just for taking a jog or walking your dog. Visiting green spaces yields real benefits for the...