About 10% of the population is left-handed, but 40% of those with schizophrenia are, according to a new study.
The rich really are different, at least when it comes to their brains. In two separate studies, researchers found that experiencing poverty in early childhood is linked to smaller brain size and less efficient processing of …
Country has the highest suicide rate among the world’s most developed nations
As U.S. suicide rates rise, experts are divided over which strategies save more lives
Brothers and sisters fight, but when the bickering evolves into physical or emotional abuse, it’s bullying.
ADHD has been linked to struggles with drugs and alcohol, less schooling and more arrests, but the latest study shows it may also contribute to problems with weight as well.
So-called treatments for drug users and the disabled in some places of the world—including the U.S.— are far from helpful, says a new United Nations (U.N.) report.
Obsessive internet users can undergo ‘comedowns’ similar to those experienced by people using ecstasy, researchers say.
Yoga does the body good, and according to a new study, it may ease the mind as well.
Being thankful is strongly linked with both mental and physical health— and can help to relieve stress, depression and addictions, among other conditions.
Mild psychological distress — even at levels well below the cut-offs for, say, clinical depression or anxiety — appears to put people at higher risk of death, a new study finds
Negative attitudes are known to be detrimental to cardiovascular health, and now a new study finds that having a positive, optimistic outlook can have the opposite effect.
In this week’s issue of TIME, we explain why the brain does its most creative work while you’re asleep. Subscribers can read the full story here.