Why Everything You Think About Aging May Be Wrong
The Wall Street Journal: Everyone knows that as we age, our minds and bodies decline—and life inevitably becomes less satisfying and enjoyable. Everyone knows that cognitive decline is inevitable. Everyone knows that as we get
You Asked: Does Laughing Have Real Health Benefits?
Time: Your body could use a belly laugh. It may not be the best medicine. But laughter’s great for you, and it may even compare to a proper diet and exercise when it comes to keeping you
How long will you live? Ask your friends.
When actor James Gandolfini died in the summer of 2013, at age 51, a prominent cardiologist described him as “a heart attack waiting to happen.” The award-winning Sopranos star was overweight and inactive, and on
Why Don’t More People Want to Donate Their Organs?
The Atlantic: In 1998, Adam Vasser, a 13-year-old teenager who loved playing baseball, was vacationing in Montana with his family when he suddenly came down with what felt like the flu. When he had trouble
New Research From Psychological Science
Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Maternal Buffering of Human Amygdala-Prefrontal Circuitry During Childhood but Not During Adolescence Dylan G. Gee, Laurel Gabard-Durnam, Eva H. Telzer, Kathryn L. Humphreys, Bonnie Goff, Mor Shapiro
Troubled #hearts — in 140 Characters
The Huffington Post: I joined Twitter in 2008, and I’ve always been impressed by the diversity of this floating conversation. People will just as soon tweet about dinner as the sorry state of American politics