Psychology

Is the ‘midlife crisis’ a myth

Is the midlife crisis a myth?

While even the best wines eventually peak and turn to vinegar, a new study suggests a paradoxical trend in the mental health of aging...
iPhone may help detect depression and bipolar disorder

iPhone may help detect depression and bipolar disorder

In a recent study, researchers from University of Illinois at Chicago develop a new iPhone app to track and predict the user’s mood episodes...
Car, stroller, juice Babies understand when words are related

Car, stroller, juice: Babies understand when words are related

The meaning behind infants' screeches, squeals and wails may frustrate and confound sleep-deprived new parents. But at an age when babies cannot yet speak to...
5 ways to keep Your memory

5 ways to keep your memory sharp

The way you live, what you eat and drink, and how you treat your body affect your memory as well as your physical health...
Sexual dysfunction influences relationship

Sexual dysfunction influences relationship: how women and men are different

Sex is an important part of a romantic relationship. The quality of sexual life can strongly influence our happiness in a relationship. Nevertheless, women and...
Counseling and antidepressants change personality (for the better)

Counseling and antidepressants change personality (for the better)

A review of 207 studies involving more than 20,000 people found that those who engaged in therapeutic interventions were, on average, significantly less neurotic...
6 things to know about panic attack vs. anxiety attack

6 things to know about panic attack vs. anxiety attack

Feelings of fear, dread or unease can be paralyzing. Identifying your symptoms — and knowing help is available — is key to recovery. When you...
High-intensity exercise can boost your memory

High-intensity exercise can boost your memory

The health advantages of high-intensity exercise are widely known but new research from McMaster University points to another major benefit: better memory. The findings could...
First evidence for higher state of consciousness

First evidence for higher state of consciousness

Scientific evidence of a ‘higher’ state of consciousness has been found in a study led by the University of Sussex. Neuroscientists observed a sustained increase...
How to deal with anxiety

How to deal with anxiety

It’s not uncommon to hear someone say “This gives me anxiety!” when experiencing something that makes them feel nervous or uncomfortable. But feeling nervous and...