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Targeted Magnetic Stimulation Eases Depression Faster
A new transcranial magnetic stimulation technique for relieving depression could be a game changer because it works so quickly.
Feeling Invincible? Think Again
People who value individualism tend to believe they can overcome all. This can be a strength. But in the case of the pandemic it's mistaken.
A New Pathway to Safer Opioids
The routes that opioids take in the brain point the way to creating non-addictive drugs that retain their pain-killing properties.
Breastfeeding’s Brain Benefits
Breastfeeding offers many benefits, and now moms who breastfed appear to be at reduced risk of dementia and Alzheimer's later in life.
Diet Drinks’ Mixed Results
Artificial sweeteners can help us cut sugar, but because they make some people feel hungrier, they don't always help with weight loss.
Keeping An Eye on Kids' Success in School
A program that tests kids' vision to make sure they can see the blackboard and their assignments can yield big improvements in performance.
Being Heard Shapes the Brain
Seniors stay more resilient mentally if they have people they can talk things over with who really listen. How are your listening skills?
A Colorful Way to Prevent Memory Loss
Deeply colored fruits and vegetables contain compounds that slow cellular aging. Now it appears they can preserve memory, too.
A Link Between Cannabis and Schizophrenia?
Schizophrenia and marijuana use problems have been rising as legal restrictions on pot have eased. Is there a connection or vulnerability?
A “Magic” Cure for Depression
Psilocybin, the active compound in psychedelic mushrooms, appears to spur dendritic growth and enhance communication in the brain.
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