Psychology

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...
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...
Trying to resist the urge to splurge Ditch the smartphone

Trying to resist the urge to splurge? Ditch the smartphone

You are more likely to indulge in guilty pleasures when shopping online with a touchscreen versus a desktop computer, according to research from UBC's...
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...
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...
When You're Blue, So Are Your Instagram Photos

When you’re blue, so are your Instagram photos

Researchers discover an early-warning system for depression in social media images When you're feeling blue, your photos turn bluer too. And more gray and dark...
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...
mindfulness beat childbirth

Mindfulness may help beat childbirth fear

Fear of childbirth has become a modern epidemic amongst pregnant women. Previous studies show that childbirth fear is linked with lower labor pain tolerance and...
Scientists find cellular roots of anxiety

Scientists find cellular roots of anxiety

From students stressing over exams to workers facing possible layoffs, worrying about the future is a normal and universal experience. But when people's anticipation of...
Want to be happier, healthier, save money It's time to get cooking

Want to be happier, healthier, save money? It’s time to get cooking

Research shows people who cook more have healthier eating patterns, spend less money on take away foods and have indicators of better health. Cooking makes...