A new meta-analysis of 490 studies identifies eight different psychological interventions that can be personalized and tailored to help individuals improve mental well-being.
Enzymes in the cerebellum may play a previously under-recognized role in mediating how alcohol affects the brain and why drinking too much makes people drunk, a new study reports.
New research suggests that doing about 43 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity per day (5 hours/week) may be the optimal dose for keeping blood pressure low as we age.
Mindfulness may decrease prosocial behavior when individuals think more about “me” and less about “we,” a new study reports.
New research suggests that using “non-alarm” screams to express joy and pleasure makes humans evolutionarily unique.
Back in 1963, The Beatles summed up how good it feels to hold someone’s hand. But if you want to walk briskly, holding hands is likely to slow you down, a new study reports.
New research may help to explain why rare and seemingly out-of-this-world rewards can trigger a more intense neurobiological response than commonplace, highly-probable rewards.
Growing evidence suggests that the neuroprotective benefits of moderate-to-vigorous aerobic exercise may be linked to increasing cerebral blood flow to the brain.
New research suggests that staying physically fit may improve kids’ academic performance by boosting cognitive flexibility, which indirectly benefits overall executive functions.
Resolving arguments before day’s end may lower everyday stress in a way that promotes living a longer and healthier life over time, new research suggests.