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Positive Implicit Messages May Improve Older Adults’ Physical Functioning

Older adults who were exposed to positive stereotypes about aging without being aware of it showed improved physical functioning that lasted up to several weeks, a new study shows. ... More>


Memories of Pain During Childbirth Tied to Intensity Rather than Length of Labor

Childbirth is physically intense and can last for hours, yet researchers find the amount of time a woman spends in labor doesn’t impact how she remembers her labor pain afterwards. ... More>


Talking While Driving Safest With Someone Who Can See What You See

Talking on a cell phone is a known driving distraction, but new research suggests that talking to someone who can see what you see may actually contribute to driving safety. ... More>


3 Reasons Holding a Grudge is Bad for Your Health


Sharing Makes Both Good and Bad Experiences More Intense

Undergoing an experience with another person, even if we do it in silence with someone we met just moments ago, seems to intensify that experience. ... More>