Nostalgia is a powerful emotion, but we shouldn't let it take over our lives.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~11 min
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The brain is surprisingly changeable.
Dec. 31, 2020 • ~8 min
brain neuroscience mental-health cognition wellbeing happiness
Shakespeare was wrong when he wrote 'all's well that ends well'.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
brain neuroscience gambling psychology happiness cognitive-bias
A Harvard Chan School study has found a link between optimism and hypertension, describing the positive force as having a “protective effect” on individuals, including those in combat.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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An injectable clotting agent has been created that can reduce blood loss by 97 percent in mice models.
July 31, 2020 • ~5 min
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"Contrary to what many would think, characteristics of your neighborhood have little to do with how satisfied you are with it."
June 30, 2020 • ~5 min
housing emotions happiness society-and-culture neighborhoods