Brain scans and other studies reveal how drugs hijack your brain For millennia, psychonauts have ingested both natural and man-made substances to see the world in new ways. Now, brain scans and other reveal
So what is gene therapy, anyway? The US Food and Drug Administration says it's any treatment in which a replacement gene is added to a person's body or a disease-causing one is inactivated. That's usually
Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness. When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now you
You need a good reason to get out of bed every day. As a therapist, I work with people who are battling depression and anxiety. For some individuals, their debilitating symptoms make it impossible to their
One thing I've always loved about anthropology is its commitment to understanding humans by bringing to bear two divergent perspectives: evolutionary science, aimed at understanding the contribution of
Our biology wants us untethered. So why does society place so much emphasis on monogamy? - Los Angeles Times
Monogamy is a mystery. A Martian zoologist, visiting Earth and noting our basic biology — not to mention our frequent philandering — would conclude that monogamy is not "natural" to the human species.
New research shows that exercise can fight the genes that cause obesity. Within the massive pool of “exercise is good for the body” research, genes are a relatively new addition. Scientists for years examined