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Emotional support animals: What are they used for?

Forensic psychologist Jeffrey Younggren from the University of Missouri put it bluntly to Business Insider: Scientists don't know if such pets do anything "other...

The dangerous downside of perfectionism

Many of us believe perfectionism is a positive. But researchers are finding that it is nothing short of dangerous, leading to a long list...

How Psychopaths See the World

It’s not that they can’t consider other people’s perspectives. It’s that they don’t do so automatically. It’s a rare person who goes out of their...

Portable brain-imaging system to help identify concussions

The University of Calgary device uses infrared to scan the brain, which could hopefully help determine the extent of damage and the long-term consequences...

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work – BBC News

Scientists say they have settled one of medicine's biggest debates after a huge study found that anti-depressants work. READ MORE HERE  

Alzheimer’s Plaques Erased in Mice—What’s Next?

Now more than ever, Alzheimer's disease poses an enormous burden. The neurodegenerative disease afflicts more than five million Americans, robbing them of their memories...

Five myths about loneliness

At some point in our lives, the chances are that you and I will feel lonely. It’s a problem that’s getting a lot of...

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