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Coffee and Caffeine – How Much Can You Safely Drink?

Depending on who you ask, it is either a wonderful beverage or addictive poison.<p>I’ve looked at the science, and it seems pretty clear that coffee has …

Coffee

What it’s like to have schizophrenia: an anonymous story

I’VE BEEN DEALING with schizophrenia for as long as I can remember, but was never correctly medicated for it until seven months ago. I had been in …

Mental Health

My pen-pal the serial killer: Meet the successful New York woman who writes to jailed sociopaths as a hobby... and she's written 600 letters so far

• <b>Kelly Kreth had a traumatic encounter with a sociopath in her own life and became inspired to learn about the inner workings of a criminal mind</b>• <b><br>Six</b> …

Latin America
Crime

Emmy Noether revolutionized mathematics — and still faced sexism all her life

Emmy Noether was one of the most brilliant and important mathematicians of the 20th century. She altered the course of modern physics. Einstein called her a genius. Yet today, almost nobody knows who she is.<p>In 1915, Noether uncovered one of science's most extraordinary ideas, proving that every …

Mathematics

Ex-judge reflects on memories of Robert Durst, his charges, the evidence

Former Galveston County District Court Judge Susan Criss presided over Robert Durst's murder trial in Texas in 2003, where he was acquitted in the 2001 killing of neighbor Morris Black, whose body parts were found wrapped in garbage bags and dumped in Galveston Bay. Now, Durst, 71, has been charged …

Depression Distorts People's Perception of Time, Study Finds - PsyBlog

The curious effect of depression on time perception.<p>Most people experience differences in how time is perceived, with or without depression.<p>For …

Three Indian Policemen Took a Murderer to a Brothel Instead of Prison

The last thing a group of Indian policemen in West Bengal expected to find when they raided a brothel last week was three of their own colleagues …

Crime

Better than Before: A Psychological Field Guide to Harnessing the Transformative Power of Habit

How to lay a steadfast foundation for “the invisible architecture of daily life.”<p><i>“We are spinning our own fates, good or evil… Every smallest stroke of virtue or of vice leaves its never so little scar,”</i> William James wrote in his seminal 1887 treatise on habit, the bundle of behavior he called the …

5 Genetically-linked Mental Disorders

It turns out that bipolar disorder has a genetic link to at least four other mental illnesses: autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …

The 16 Best Movies About Female Mental Illness

Understanding the mind has never been easy. When an ailment is not psychically tangible, it is easy to dismiss. This is especially true when you try …

How Your Brain Deletes Trauma

A new study shows that the act of remembering leads to the subtle forgetting of other memories.<p>Our brains actually aren’t able to absorb infinite …

Girl, 12, tried to kill mom by spiking drinks with bleach, police say

The girl also had allegedly poured bleach into her mother's water carafe, the sheriff's office said, according to ABC.<p>The sheriff’s office says the district attorney will decide what charges to pursue against the girl.

Crime

3 decades later, murder plea deal is still in dispute

Candace Lee Fox was 24, a single mother and manicurist living in Canoga Park when police arrested her and three others on suspicion of murder and robbery in a home invasion.<p>Fox agreed to plead guilty to second-degree murder and testify against a co-defendant. In exchange, according to a court …

Domingo Villa: Killer left unsupervised during prison visit murders entire family 'after children complain about their mother'

A former police officer jailed for murdering his wife killed his whole family when they visited him in a maximum-security prison.<p>Domingo Villa, 40, …

Crime

Grandma Who Forced Girl to Run Found Guilty in 9-Year-Old Savannah Hardin's Death

The Alabama grandmother who forced her 9-year-old granddaughter, Savannah Hardin, to run for three hours as punishment for lying about eating candy …

Human remains discovered in Kitchener, Ont., near residence of missing woman

Waterloo Regional Police have discovered human remains near a residence in Kitchener, Ont., which they believe may be connected to a missing persons …

Toronto

How These 4 Illegal Drugs Are Treating Mental Illness

For many, antidepressants are a way of life — both essential to normal human functioning and still not quite good enough. But, a new wave of research …

Depression