That cup of coffee in the morning may improve long-term memory, according to a new study.
The study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, found that participants who had been given caffeine pills had better memory recall. Scientists studied 160 participants ages 18 to 30, and showed them various photos of items at the outset, …
The cold is bad enough, but winter’s shorter days make the season a downer, to say the least. But how real is seasonal affective disorder (aptly known as SAD)?
Every time an athlete triumphs over another, his first instinct is to do a victory dance.
Authors tend to write about what they see and experience, including economic hardship, according to a new study.
Where two major columnists— David Brooks of the New York Times and Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post— went wrong when they weighed in on the debate over legalizing marijuana.
As legal sales of marijuana begin in Colorado, researchers have discovered a natural hormone that can block the drug’s high.
Thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath was declared brain dead after complications arising from a tonsillectomy, raising new questions about how we define brain death, and whether it’s time to revise our understanding of when brains can …
In theory, New Year’s resolutions are a good thing — it’s all about improving something we don’t like about ourselves, right?
Using electroshock therapy, scientists say it may be possible to get rid of specific emotional memories.
It’s always been conventional wisdom that girls reach maturity more quickly than boys, but now scientists have provided some proof.
What happens when girls aren’t under the scrutiny of boys? Do they get more girly or less so?
With all the celebrations around the holidays, mental health experts say it’s worth remembering that mood disorders and emotional issues may also climb as gatherings and social pressures magnify certain tensions.
A new survey from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) shows that marijuana use among young people is on the rise.