Memories are closely linked with music.
Feb. 11, 2021 • ~6 min
Neuroscientists tackling the age-old question of whether perceptions of color hold from one person to the next are coming up with some interesting answers.
Feb. 5, 2021 • ~8 min
History holds some lessons about when scaring people to change their behavior works. Two public health experts offer a case for caution right now.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~8 min
Whether in the form of a discreet titter or a full-on roar, laughter comes with many benefits for physical and mental health.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
'Morality pills' may be the US's best shot at ending the coronavirus pandemic, according to one ethicist
Rather than a vaccine to beef up your immune system, a psychoactive substance could boost your cooperative, pro-social behavior – curtailing the selfish actions that spur on coronavirus's spread.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~9 min
With the county facing a crisis in emotional health, we may need two vaccines: one for COVID-19 and another for toxic stress. Here's a technique for dealing with all that stress.
June 10, 2020 • ~8 min
Understanding others' emotions is a crucial social skill. Counter to concerns about screen time stunting kids' development, one study suggests they're getting better at recognizing emotion on screen.
June 2, 2020 • ~6 min