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psychology

There's a Little Bit of Psychopath in All of Us

These are the five things most people don’t understand about psychopaths.
Nadja Heym
7.8.19
Religion

Round Earth “Theory” is Western Propaganda, According to This Indian Flat Earther

The world’s oldest conspiracy theory is being revisited by a man practicing the ancient Indian religion of Jainism, who claims to have seen two suns.
Sushmita Sundaram
4.18.19
world

The Moral Distress of Being a Veterinarian

Many vets feel conflicted about pet owners' insistence on over-treatment or inappropriate requests for euthanasia, and it takes a toll: suicide rates in the industry are high.
Louise McLoughlin
3.15.19
anxiety

Why Cleaning Makes Some People Feel Less Anxious

A psychologist explains why doing chores leads to less stress.
Julie Stewart
3.14.19
mental health

The FDA Approved a Ketamine-Like Nasal Spray for Hard-to-Treat Depression

The drug, esketamine, is a new kind of antidepressant for people who haven't responded to other treatments.
Lee Hoffer, PhD
3.7.19
The High Life

Shrooms Are the Safest Drug You Can Take

Magic mushrooms are safer, even, than smoking weed.
Susan Rinkunas
3.5.19
Snoozefest

This Is How Parents Around The World Get Their Babies to Sleep

From rain apps to fennel seeds, these parents have tried everything to get their infants to go the hell to sleep.
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
1.21.19
Social Media

Our Obsession with Taking Photos May Alter How We Remember Things

Rather than remembering what we ate, we scroll back to look at all the images we took of the food. This can have serious consequences.
Giuliana Mazzoni
1.16.19
Stress

Why Being Stressed All the Time Can Make You Sick

Early-life stress is especially concerning, according to recent research.
Adam Moeser
1.10.19
mental health

Lifting Weights Has a Surprising Effect on Mental Health

In a new paper, researchers took a closer look at the connection between depression, anxiety, and working out.
Christian Finn
12.6.18
Fitness

How to Get in Shape Without Cutting Out Alcohol

No, you don't have to give up drinking entirely to burn fat.
Christian Finn
12.4.18
women

A Guide to Getting Into Menstrual Cups

The long-lasting, reusable blood funnels have a rabid fan base. Here's everything you need to know about using a tiny chalice for your periods.
Claire Lampen
12.3.18
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