There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Michelle Braun Ph.D., ABPP-CN on January 11, 2019 in High Octane Brain
Science-backed strategies to rapidly boost memory functioning
By Meg Selig on January 06, 2019 in Changepower
Micro-exercises. The G-spot. Lottery winners. Music and eating. Recent research could improve your health, happiness, and habits.
By Rubin Khoddam PhD on January 02, 2019 in The Addiction Connection
Utilize these six tools from cognitive behavioral therapy to help decrease your pain and begin engaging with your life in a meaningful way.
By David DiSalvo on December 31, 2018 in Neuronarrative
New research is helping to explain crucial linkages between sleep and our mental health, especially the effects of sleep loss on anxiety.
By John Cline Ph.D. on December 30, 2018 in Sleepless in America
Nightmare disorder occurs when nightmares are intense, frequent, deeply disturbing, and cause difficulty with daytime functioning.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 28, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Suicide has long been a serious public health problem that’s been deeply overlooked, in funding for large-scale research and in attention from public-health efforts.
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on December 26, 2018 in Tech Happy Life
The holidays often mean new video games and devices combined with lots of down time. Screens offer many benefits, but it's easy to overdo it.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on December 13, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
When it comes to your sleep, whatever makes you feel calmed, soothed, relaxed, and puts your body and mind in a restful mode is the right choice for you.
By Robert C. Smith M.D. on December 09, 2018 in Patient Zero
Here’s how to treat chronic pain.
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on December 02, 2018 in Cravings
Researchers say burning the midnight oil may take a toll on your long-term health. The good news is: You can take steps to change that.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 30, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
We’ve learned a staggering amount about the microbiome and its relationship to sleep in recent years.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on November 29, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
A new study associates late-night Tweeting with next-day game performance.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 22, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Let’s take a closer look at the specific sleep disorders that influence the condition of diabetes.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 15, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
Sleep has a powerful connection to metabolism, to hormones that regulate appetite and eating patterns, and to the body’s use of blood sugar and insulin.
By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on November 08, 2018 in Don't Delay
Sleep quality is related to many important health outcomes, but this recent study shows that it’s also related to wasting time at work, at least for those low in self-control.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 08, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
In both adults and children with ADHD, sleep problems are common—often significantly more common than in the general population.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on November 01, 2018 in Sleep Newzzz
It’s difficult to identify a cognitive skill that isn’t affected by sleep, and compromised by sleep deprivation.
By Jen Kim on October 29, 2018 in Valley Girl With a Brain
New research suggests post-breakup intimacy might not be so bad after all.
By Christopher Bergland on October 11, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
We all know that not getting enough sleep creates brain fog. Surprisingly, new research found that sleeping more than 8 hours per night was associated with cognitive impairment.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on October 10, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
A new study of over 60,000 brain scans claims that neuroimaging can measure "brain age." Here's why we should question that conclusion.
By John Cline Ph.D. on September 26, 2018 in Sleepless in America
ASMR is a sensory experience some people have that is evoked by certain mundane sounds and sights. Some find it calming and say it helps them sleep.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on September 12, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
Your response to a few nights of bad sleep can determine whether your insomnia goes away or lasts for years.
By Ross E O'Hara, Ph.D. on September 05, 2018 in Nudging Ahead
Many college students are not getting enough sleep to be at their best. These evidence-based strategies can help them sleep better.
By Joseph A. Buckhalt Ph.D. on September 03, 2018 in Child Sleep, From ZZZ's to A's
School Start Time movement wins a big one!
By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on September 03, 2018 in In Excess
A brief look at some of the strange, bizarre and non-traditional addictions that have been written about in the academic literature.