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Musings on the introspective life.
Around the world, people feel better when they practice positive thinking.
Some strands of hair that have gone gray during a stressful period, could regain their normal color when you are more relaxed.
Unlike chimps, bonobos are kind to babies from other groups.
Changing your diet can affect your chance of cognitive decline.
Most people beat their addictions. Don't believe stories that make your feel hopeless.
You can out-think other people if you learn to avoid everyday mistakes.
Don't assume you can't conceive unless you're in menopause.
New large study finds that estrogen can lower your risk of dementia. Make an individual decision about HRT--it's right for some women.
ADHD may be more likely to flare up in spells than vanish in adults.
Your metabolism doesn't slow down until after age 60. So what does it mean if you experience weight gain in your 40s or 50s?
If you constantly feel fatigued, a few adjustments can go a long way.
Using your hands reinforces information that comes visually and by sound. Both children and adults benefit from note-taking by hand.
If you can get to bed earlier and stay on that schedule, you may be less likely to get depressed.
More kids have had their hearing damaged by noise. Protect your children by explaining why they can't play music loudly on their earbuds.
You can be happier with your looks if you listen to your stomach.
It's difficult to avoid depression after birth in a bad relationship.
Long-ago trauma may alter the brain and increase the risk of depression.
Watching TV is linked to cognitive decline.
The diagnosis of Sluggish Cognitive Tempo is controversial, but researchers are exploring potential medications.
Dentists have reported an increase in teeth grinding during the pandemic, which can sometimes lead to neck pain and headaches.
Diets have the potential to interfere with the bacteria in your gut.
Did you eat dinner as a family during the pandemic? Don't stop now.
New research finds that people who say they eat badly at night also report being less helpful and productive the next day.
A primer of research-based ways to calm yourself down quickly.
Research suggests that regular exercise may reduce migraine frequency.
Everyone should aim to exercise and maintain a healthy weight.
Biochemical changes triggered by stress and emotion affect your heart.
Hearing loss can sometimes contribute to anxiety problems.
You're likely to become calmer and more upbeat in your 60s.
Food that improves blood flow might boost bedroom confidence.
Temma Ehrenfeld is a New York-based science writer, and former assistant editor at Newsweek.