Students may learn more when they try to solve problems before learning the concepts in lectures, researchers report. The key? Productive failure.
A new method can estimate when a person with no cognitive symptoms will start showing signs of Alzheimer's dementia based on a brain scan and age.
As COVID-19 raged across the United States, drug overdose deaths reached unprecedented heights. New research breaks down who was most vulnerable.
Natural killer cells manage wound healing, research shows. But accelerating that process also ups the risk of bacterial infection, the study also finds.
Pleasant socializing on one day results in better cognitive performance the next, finds new research with people 70 to 90 years old.
When COVID-19 lockdowns triggered changes to teens' daily routines, they woke up and slept later, which reduced daytime sleepiness.
Black families lost much more wealth than white families, regardless of class or profession, in the 10 years that followed the Great Recession.
Liberal representations of Muslims espouse tolerance and multiculturalism, but actually reinforce stereotypes and expectations, a new book argues.
At least 1 in 5 hospitalized COVID-19 patients develops autoantibodies, antibodies that attack their own tissue within a week of admission, research finds.
mRNA vaccines have proven highly effective for COVID-19. But that doesn't mean they're ready to replace all others, experts explain.