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Breaking Bad Habits

Breaking Bad Habits While our research has been focused primarily on changing health-related habits, we believe it is highly relevant to the workplace. Our strategy can help workers up their...

Improving Your Memory Can Be FUN

We probably all remember where we were when the Twin Towers fell in New York, no matter where we were in the world. So many of our memories are defined...

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 and placing strain and heartache...

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 of health problems – and...

Reading is Brain Food

"The GOOD News is reading has immense potential to improve many parts of your life and longevity." Reading rewires parts of your brain. Maryanne Wolf explains in her book, Proust...

Positive attitude may be secret to long life

A recent study, published in the scientific journal International Psychogeriatrics, suggests exceptional longevity can be achieved through a combination of positive attitude, resilience to overcome adversity, and close ties...

Can’t Sleep? It Could be Down to Genetics

Researchers have identified specific genes that may trigger the development of sleep problems, and have also demonstrated a genetic link between insomnia and psychiatric disorders such as depression, or...

Bipolar Disorder Symptoms You Might Be Ignoring

There are two commonly diagnosed types of bipolar disorder, a mental illness characterized by mood swings from emotional highs to lows. People with bipolar I have depression alternating with...

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 than make somebody happy," he...