Mind Games

11.13.17

Listening to Music at Work Might Make You Worse at Your Job

Lyrics can really screw up your concentration.

10.25.17

Women Are More Likely to Outlive Their Savings Than Men

Your gender could influence how you stash your money away.

9.20.17

Listen to Arcade Fire’s Cover of John Lennon’s “Mind Games”

It was released this morning as part of the band's 'Spotify Singles' mini-EP.

7.7.17

Narcoleptics Can Have a Hard Time Telling Dreams From Reality

It's worse than wondering if you really ate that late-night sandwich.

6.28.17

90s Nostalgia Is a Band-Aid for Our Misery

But there's something about this revival that feels, well, familiar.

5.31.17

You Have a Surprising Amount of Control Over Your IQ

Though of course it's easier to let it drop than it is to boost it.

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5.30.17

Behind the Brutal Honesty of Drunks and Toddlers

Neither one of them have filters.

5.18.17

Excessive Worriers Might Have Their Big Brains to Blame

Scientists have pinpointed where your hand-wringing originates.

5.10.17

There's a Science to Finding Your Creative Flow

Your subconscious brain can help you work through a block.

3.30.17

Can Candy Crush Really Stave off Bad Memories?

A new study says yes, but be careful what you believe.

1.13.17

Jose Mourinho Answers Journalist's Phone at United-Liverpool Press Conference

Jose Mourinho, once the darling of the English press, has that twinkle in his eye again.

11.26.15

I Tried Getting 'High' on Drugless Psychedelic Alternatives in the Suburbs

John Lennon swore by them. Do the drug-free mental ​and breathwork exercises in "Mind Games" hold up?

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