mind

mind

My House Is Scary and Disgusting, Just the Way I Like It

Filling my home with blood, bones, and mutant specimens in jars helped me make sense of being called a monster all my life.
Meredith Graves
13 hours ago
mind

Life Coach Tony Robbins Faces Allegations of Sexual Harassment

The news comes in the wake of his controversial comments around #MeToo.
Leila Ettachfini
3 days ago
death

Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death

A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
mind

Do Trigger Warnings Actually Work?

Researchers are divided over whether warnings about sensitive content help or harm people who have experienced trauma.
Mark Hay
5.9.19
mind

The Anatomy of Empathy

Joel Salinas can literally feel his patients' pain. But as scientists are learning, there's more to empathy than just mirroring someone else.
Shayla Love
5.7.19
mind

How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness

Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Jamie Friedlander
5.7.19
mind

Offices Can Be Hell for People Whose Brains Work Differently

Work spaces today come with strong smells, harsh light, lots of chatter, and constant messages on email or Slack. For neurodivergent people, this can be a big ask.
Shayla Love
5.6.19
mental health

How Do You Help an Online Friend Who Seems Depressed?

When you barely know someone, it's hard to tell what’s a mental health crisis and what’s just run-of-the-mill venting.
Emily Cassel
5.6.19
crime

A Psychiatrist Told Us Why Her Patient Killed Her Children

In 2016, Carol Coronado was sentenced to three life prison terms for the murder of her three daughters.
Melissa Pandika
5.4.19
Living With It

I Sting Myself With Bees 3 Times a Week

“I pick up the tweezers one at a time—a bee squirming at the end of each pair—and press it to my back, waiting for its burning sting.”
Lauren Rothman
4.25.19
Sex

This Is What it Means if it Takes You Forever to Ejaculate

Yeah, it's an actual problem.
Seamus Kirst
4.21.19
Weed Week

What Would it Be Like to Get High on Mars?

A very thorough answer to your very stoner question.
Mark Hay
4.19.19
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