The unrealistic expectations being placed on children by wealthy parents is leading to mental health problems, according to the latest research The children of rich parents are put under so much pressure
The threat from a modern global epidemic is real - especially in a connected world Walk past the endless rows of vegetables, past the dozens of stalls selling every possible part of a pig and, at the of
Tests on passengers who escaped death when their plane ran out of fuel over the Atlantic have shown how a single traumatic incident can skew people's perceptions for years after an event. Researchers Canada
The kind of boredom you experience most often may be linked to your personality, say researchers. Who knew boredom could be so interesting? But it's not just being bored; it's what kind of boredom you
Well, how much can you drink? (It better be a lot.) The health benefits of resveratrol, a compound found in the skin of grapes (and thus in red wine), have long been known. Studies have indicated that
We tend to assume overweight, red-faced, sweaty people have raised blood pressure. But is it really so simple? Claudia Hammond looks at the evidence. You’ve probably noticed them as you go about your life.
Psychologists have shown humans are poor judges of their own abilities, from sense of humour to grammar. Those worst at it are the worst judges of all. You're pretty smart right? Clever, and funny too.
Vaccinations have been credited with some of humanity's greatest technological triumphs over disease, including drastically reducing polio around the globe and almost eliminating smallpox entirely. But
Behaviour can be affected by events in previous generations which have been passed on through a form of genetic memory, animal studies suggest. Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect the
Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact. It is possible