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A hug a day may keep the sniffles away, new study suggests


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “How Mindfulness Works” and “Happy Marriages and Healthy Bodies” ... More>


Who needs a hug? Anyone trying to ward off a cold this winter.


You Asked: Does Laughing Have Real Health Benefits?


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The Long and the Short of It

Psychological scientists have uncovered an alarming link between chronic stress and cellular aging. The length of our telomeres, the protective caps at the tips of our chromosomes, may foretell health risks. ... More>