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...
How gut bacteria may influence our emotion

How gut bacteria may influence our emotion

Researchers have identified gut microbiota that interact with brain regions associated with mood and behavior. This may be the first time that behavioral and neurobiological...
Why people with ADHD can be successful in business

Why people with ADHD can be successful in business

The symptoms of ADHD foster important traits associated with entrepreneurship. That conclusion was reached in a study conducted by an international team of economists, who...
5 Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

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...
5 Ways to Protect Your Memory from Dementia

5 ways to protect your memory from dementia

Over time, small behaviors can do big things for your brain. Read on for a healthy memory toolkit. Many middle-aged adults are concerned about developing...
Loneliness

Do these genes make me lonely?

Loneliness is linked to poor physical and mental health, and is an even more accurate predictor of early death than obesity. To better understand who...
Want better sleep-relationship

Want better sleep? Spend face-to-face time with your friends and family

Studies have shown that the quality of our relationships may determine how healthy we are, how well we recover from illness and even how...
Why online consumers choose inferior products

Why online consumers choose inferior products

A Stanford study found that when choosing between two products online, people tend to favor products with more reviews despite the fact that the...
Emoji fans take heart

Emoji fans take heart: Scientists pinpoint 27 kinds of emotion, not just 6

A new study has pinpointed 27 separate categories of human emotions, challenging an old assumption in psychology that most emotions can be categorized as...
More frequent sexual activity can boost brain power in older adults

More frequent sexual activity can boost brain power in older adults

More frequent sexual activity has been linked to improved brain function in older adults, according to a study by the universities of Coventry and...