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Childhood Guilt, Adult Depression?

New research shows differences in the brains of kids who show excessive guilty behavior, which may put them at risk for a host of mood disorders later in life.<p>Nicholas Thomas remembers a coat rack. "We were at a family gathering," Thomas said. "I think it was Christmas or something, and we were …

Is depression a kind of allergic reaction?

Barely a week goes by without a celebrity “opening up” about their “battle with depression”. This, apparently, is a brave thing to do because, despite all efforts to get rid of the stigma around depression, it is still seen as some kind of mental and emotional weakness.<p>But what if was nothing of …

Mental Health

Eleven tips to de-stress your life

Have you ever wondered why after a stressful experience – like getting into a fight with your spouse or hearing that your office is announce massive layoffs, you have a physical reaction like a headache or stomach pain?<p>Being stressed isn't a fun experience. On top of the physical symptoms, stress …

Northwestern University

We Are All Confident Idiots

Last March, during the enormous South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, the late-night talk show <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> sent a camera crew out …

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In an interview, he highlighted three take-home messages from his book:<p><i>Forgetting isn't always bad.</i> Most of the time, it’s natural and essential to …

What it feels like to be the last generation to remember life before the internet

Technology has a lot to answer for: killing old businesses, destroying the middle class, Buzzfeed. Technology in the form of the internet is especially villainous, having been accused of everything from making us dumber (paywall) to aiding dictatorships. But Michael Harris, riffing on the …