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NASA Space Tourism Posters – Free To Download & Print

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Art<br>• Space<p>These NASA Space Tourism Posters were developed by a creative team of visual strategists inside JPL …

Recognizing the Source of Irrational Thoughts, Fears, Beliefs and Behaviors

It’s safe to say that not every part of the human brain is rational. Research suggests that the rational mindset we experience is a recent …

Why did staff at NC psych center physically restrain teen 38 times?

Experts urge staff at psychiatric centers to physically restrain patients in “protective holds” only as a last resort to keep them from hurting …

Woodrow Wilson's famous US speech makes a mockery of Donald Trump

We have reached the centenary of US President Woodrow Wilson’s speech to Congress on January 8, 1918, outlining his Fourteen Points for brokering a …

How we discovered the link between childhood trauma, a faulty stress response and suicide risk in later life

When people experience stress, the adrenal glands that sit on top of the kidneys release a steroid hormone called cortisol. However, our latest study …

The top 10 mental health apps

Apps are available for everything these days — from shopping to entertainment and travel. Apps that claim to help look after your mental health and …

11 Anxiety Hacks That Psychologists Swear By

If you struggle with anxiety, then you already know it can take a pretty major toll on your life. From the physical symptoms — like a racing heart …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

hair loss

The Slow Cooker Recipes Our Readers Saved Most in 2017

For years I've been wishing for the ability to save recipes on Kitchn (perhaps you have too), and this year it finally happened. Like many readers, …

Cooking

Rabble-rousing surgical staff wear their names on their caps to stop mix-ups and improve patient safety

But six months on, Dr Hackett's bid to improve patient safety is gradually gaining support from surgical staff in Australia and internationally.<p>The …

World Health Organization

Donald Trump: A president swallowed by history

The US has tried and failed to create a capital for another state before. "Israeli" Jerusalem will be the next Saigon.<p>US President Donald Trump is a great impersonator. Not a day goes by without his desperate effort to masquerade as human. Surrounded by faux gold and fawning fools from his earliest …

What ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ gets right about mental illness and borderline personality disorder

After a lifetime of depression, anxiety, a touch of obsessive-compulsive disorder and suicidal ideation, Rebecca Bunch — the titular character on the …

This Badass Researcher Is Using Brain-Mapping to Improve Anxiety and Depression Treatment for Teens

<i>Badass Women spotlights women who not only have a voice but defy the irrelevant preconceptions of gender. (Not to mention, they are exceptionally</i> …

University of Michigan

Smartphone addiction could be changing your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> You may be one of the growing number of Americans (or global citizens) who has a bit of nomophobia.<p>"Nomophobia?" you mutter as you read this on your ever-present smartphone. "Of course not."<p>"NO MObile PHOne phoBIA" is a 21st-century term for the fear of not being able to use your cell phone …

Pew Research Center

Study reveals what depression, anxiety look like in the brain

People with depression and social anxiety have some common and specific structural abnormalities in their brains that can be spotted in imaging scans.<p>…

'I see things differently': James Damore on his autism and the Google memo

He was fired from Google for arguing that men may be more suited to working in tech than women. Now James Damore opens up about his regrets – and how autism may have shaped his experience of the world<p>James Damore conforms to the stereotype. He’s happy to admit he fits the mould of an awkward …

Feminism

Need More Emotional Intelligence? Do This For 15 Minutes Now | Inc.com

Put the phone down, not only to improve your productivity, but to actually boost your emotional intelligence. Science now back what others have argued: Too much device time actually lowers your sensitivity and overstimulates your emotions.<p>The best part? You can begin to achieve a more balanced …

Emotional Intelligence

People for sale: Where lives are auctioned for $400

<b>Tripoli, Libya (CNN)</b> -- "Eight hundred," says the auctioneer. "900 ... 1,000 ... 1,100 ..." Sold. For 1,200 Libyan dinars -- the equivalent of $800.<p>Not a used car, a piece of land, or an item of furniture. Not "merchandise" at all, but two human beings.<p>One of the unidentified men being sold in the …

Africa

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Weed or Alcohol? Science Weighs In

There's a winner, but we need more research.<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be …

With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit

Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens.<p>In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt …

Mental Health

In D.C., Brain Science Meets Behavioral Science To Shed Light On Mental Disorders

The Society for Neuroscience meeting is taking place in Washington, D.C., this weekend. Researchers there are focusing on how to find the biological underpinnings of mental disorders.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>More than 30,000 brain scientists are in Washington, D.C., this week attending the …

Mental Health

Trump administration officials meet GOP senators on tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top administration officials met privately with Republican senators Wednesday as Senate GOP tax writers put finishing touches on their high-stakes bill cutting levies on people and corporations and reshaping the federal tax code.<p>A day before Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin …

Health Care

If music gives you chills your brain might be special, research finds

If listening to music gives you goosebumps, you’re not just in touch with your emotions, you might actually have a unique brain, research has …

The Brain

Grisly pics show mass whale slaughter in remote Faroe Islands hunts

Gruesome pictures given to Fox News show the mass slaughter of whales and dolphins in a series of hunts in the waters around the Faroe Islands this summer.<p>The pictures were taken by volunteers from the ocean conservation group Sea Shepherd Global posing as tourists on the Faroe Islands, a Danish …

Faroe Islands

Bipolar vs. Borderline Personality Disorder: The Differences Between The Two And How To Avoid Misdiagnosis

While bipolar and borderline personality disorder have similar symptoms — such as extreme mood swings — that can oft confuse the two, they’re …

fMRI Data Reveals the Number of Parallel Processes Running in the Brain - MIT Technology Review

The human brain is often described as a massively parallel computing machine. That raises an interesting question: just how parallel is it?<p>Today, we …

The Brain

Radical new approach to schizophrenia treatment begins trial

Exclusive: as evidence emerges that schizophrenia could be an immune system disease, two-year trial will use antibody drug currently used for MS<p>British scientists have begun testing a radically new approach to treating schizophrenia based on emerging evidence that it could be a disease of the …

Neuroscience

If Xanax and Advil Had an Organic, All-Natural Baby, It Would Be These CBD Turmeric Capsules

If you're trying to ditch the prescriptions and over-the-counter pills in lieu of something all natural, we have a product you're going to want to check out ASAP. You already know that turmeric has been used for centuries as a natural anti-inflammatory that can outshine familiar drugs like …

Gut bacteria found to have a role in both PTSD and Alzheimer's disease

One of the biggest new areas of medical research in the 21st century is the investigation into the holistic effect of the gut microbiome on the human …

Medical Research

Mitochondria: Power Producers

Cells are the basic components of living organisms. The two major types of cells are prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Eukaryotic cells have …

Biology