When you think of apple pie, you probably have an image in your head of your grandma kneading dough and sitting the finished pie on the windowsill to cool. Those memories are all well and good, but these
In rare cases, brain damage has unlocked prodigious mental abilities in patients. Now researchers are exploring the hidden potential in all of us On 13 September, 2002, 31-year-old Jason Padgett, a furniture
Before abortion was legal in America, women had to resort to back-alley procedures—including many celebrities, whose carefully guarded images would be threatened if the public found out. Before Roe v.
Why is it that babies the world over, each exposed to thousands of disparate languages from birth, reward their mothers with roughly the same first word starting with the letter “m”? New research published
Failing to connect with other people can seriously screw with your dopamine reward system, says psychiatrist Amy Banks. We're living in what you might call an epidemic of loneliness. Recent research has
The death toll in the Italian earthquake stands at 241 as rescuers continue efforts to find survivors. Dozens of people are believed trapped in ruined Amatrice, Accumoli and Pescara del Tronto, in mountainous
Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece
What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements
(CNN) — Until 1996, two of Egypt's greatest cities were missing. Then along came French archeologist Franck Goddio, who made an extraordinary discovery underwater. For 1,000 years, Thonis-Heracleion was
Dr. Fireman, a nightmare researcher and Chair of Suffolk University's Department of Psychology, has devoted his life to understanding the complex emotional world of dreams. Well, not just dreams — Fireman
This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here. We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble
From the arts hub of Valparaiso to the ‘blue city’ of Jodhpur, we take a look at the neighbourhoods and cityscapes that have been transformed by colourful paint • Share your own photos on Twitter and using
A new treatment for psychiatric disorders like depression and anxiety uses real-time scans to show patients how their brains go awry—and how to fix the dysfunction. The treatment is called neurofeedback.