The pursuit of calm can itself become a major stressor, especially if you've already tried the standard prescriptions. But there is a path through this conundrum.
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A mother's motivation to nurture and protect her kids may be partly influenced by an "on/off" switch in the brain, new research in mice suggests.
New research identifies how the "gist" of old memories lingers as the details fade away and get blurrier over time.
Night owls have a higher risk of depression than early birds, a recent study reports. The good news: Shifting night owls' sleep cycle to an hour earlier appears to lower this risk.
Fiction may provide "narrative transport" away from the pain and suffering someone is experiencing in the real world, a new study reports.
Accumulating evidence suggests that older adults may not need to walk 10,000 steps per day to increase longevity.
Accumulating evidence suggests that smartphones and social media usage may not be as harmful to our mental health as previously reported.