Your brain's response to texture is highly complex
Neurons respond to a variety of features of a surface, creating a highly complex representation in the brain.
Parent-child conflict impairs sense of purpose in children
Children with conflict in their relationship with their mother find it difficult to find a sense of purpose in life.
Are you wired for wonder? 15 practical ways to become more curious
By actively bringing wonder into your life you can experience more happiness and make your brain healthier at the same time.
Social isolation increases from social media
Negative experiences on social media lead to a higher chance of social isolation and loneliness.
8 helpful questions to challenge your negative self-talk
In every moment of every day of your life, your thoughts are determining how you feel and behave. Discover how...
The effect of cute aggression on brain activity
A study looks into the neural basis for cute aggression.
Meditation makes you respond better to feedback
Meditation helps you response and learn from feedback in a more even-handed manner compared to those who do not meditate.
Find out how to shift the negative core beliefs that stem from childhood
Nearly all of us have groups of negative core beliefs, or “lifetraps”, that stem from childhood. Are you ready to...
Optimism can improve overall heart health
Positive thoughts and feelings can help patients achieve better cardiovascular health outcomes.
Social isolation is a major risk factor for death
Social isolation is associated with a higher risk of death from all causes combined and from heart disease.
Daily stressors impact brain health in older adults
Daily emotions and how people react to daily stressors can contribute to cognitive decline in older adults.
Social media increases depression and loneliness
Social media increases feelings of depression and loneliness.
Children with autism can thrive in mainstream preschools
Children with autism can learn important life skills in mainstream schools as in specialised settings.
Baby boys increase the odds of postnatal depression
Women who give birth to baby boys have a 79 per cent chance of developing postnatal depression.
Aerobic exercise has antidepressant effects
Aerobic exercise has a large antidepressant effect on patients with major depression.