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Lean into Pain
Chronic pain can lead people to avoid exercise, but that can create a vicious cycle that makes their pain worse. A change of mindset helps.
Unapproved Drugs in “Brain Boosting” Supplements
Many supplements sold to improve memory and thinking contain unapproved drugs usually prescribed for mental disorders and brain injuries.
More Mistaken COVID Claims
A French health minister's tweet that ibuprofen could make COVID symptoms worse became a case study of how misinformation spreads.
Screen Time Now Sets Kids Back Later
It doesn't matter whether kids look at a phone, a laptop or a tablet -- too much screen time at age 8 puts them behind in school at age 10.
An Argument for Reopening the Schools
Elementary school students should return to school, some experts say. Kids need the classroom, and there are ways to make it safe.
Obesity and Pregnancy
When a mother-to-be is obese it can interfere with the development of areas of the fetal brain implicated in ADHD and decision making.
Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Mind
Reducing risk factors like hypertension, isolation, smoking, and hearing loss can cut the chances of developing dementia up to 40 percent.
Desk Work's Mental Dividends
It may not do much for your physique or heart rate, but being a desk jockey offers some long-term cognitive benefits.
Teachers-to-be, asked to judge the mood of students in videos, often saw black kids as angry when they weren't. It's called anger bias.
Eat Your Words
Are you losing words? Verbal fluency, the ability to summon words at will, drops as we age, but it's better in people who eat these foods.
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