Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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A new book takes a close look at why family rifts occur and how to mend them.
Studies conducted across the globe have demonstrated that caring for critically ill COVID-19 patients takes a serious toll on the mental health of care providers.
As drug companies distribute the COVID-19 vaccine across the country, public health experts must address a challenge: convincing enough people to take it.
The evidence shows that the weight you gain over the holidays tends to stay with you. Here's what you can do about it.
Research demonstrates our beliefs about "kids these days" have more to do with our talents and perceptions than the realities of youth.
While a big meal with family and friends may not be possible this year, you can still celebrate Thanksgiving by giving thanks — and give yourself a mental health boost.
The global pandemic and seasonal depression may serve up a double whammy of mental health challenges this winter. But there are evidence-based treatments that can help.
Research shows food insecurity is connected to depression, stress, and other mental health problems.
Research demonstrates that a method called motivational interviewing is effective in encouraging personal behavior change in youth.
A sizable body of evidence on voter fraud over the past two decades shows that it has been too rare to influence national elections.
Natural-based climate solutions reduce greenhouse gas emissions, support communities and improve the environment.
How does searching for health information on the internet affect our mental health?
New research helps explains how people with intellectual disabilities become homeless and the best ways to help them.
While most people think their memories represent the truth, the evidence demonstrates that our memories can depend on the circumstances we are experiencing.
As the election approaches, people are trying to persuade each other to vote for the candidate they believe is best. Here are the most effective ways to persuade someone online.
There is little doubt that COVID-19 is taking a lasting toll on the mental health of millions of people. A new systematic review quantifies its effects.
A new systematic review looks at the factors that promote the effectiveness of mental health interventions in schools.
Virtual learning gives teens the opportunity to sync their biological clocks and their school work.
A sweeping new review outlines steps that everyone can take to help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Problem-oriented policing reduces crime rates and saves money.
Economists demonstrate how the U.S. property tax system creates unfair disadvantages for Black people.
Researchers are discovering new information about how summer vacation affects kids' learning progress.
Research demonstrates the accuracy of climate models that have predicted the warming of the globe over the past 50 years.
Scholars are working to help us understand how racism has come to dominate our society and what we can do to change it.
A growing body of evidence shows connections between reported discrimination and chronic health problems.
Emotional eating is more complex than was once believed, and depends on a wide range of variables that can be difficult to measure.
Although the evidence is currently limited, epidemiologists and public health experts have learned some lessons about how the virus spreads and steps you can take to stay safe.
COVID-19 is a perfect storm for sleep disruptions, but there are steps you can take to get a better night's rest.
The evidence shows that blaring banner headlines are often misleading and even sensational.
Despite the struggles, there is some evidence that distance learning can be effective for young people.
The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) at Cornell University is focused on using research findings to improve health and well-being of people at all stages of life.