Healthy sleep always makes us feel better the next day. Find out how a recent discovery may lead to more effective treatments for mood disorders, PTSD and other mental illnesses.
Sleep problems are nothing new to nurses and other frontline healthcare workers, but the pandemic has made them even worse. Find out how this impacts nurses' mental health and what employers can do about it.
Brain cells have both excitatory and inhibitory roles in transmitting neural signals. Discover how they can adapt within those roles and what that could mean for treating brain disorders. (3:00 min read)
Subjective memories are those vivid, emotional impressions we relive when recalling a past experience. Discover how they affect our decision-making and why they may not be in our best interest. (4:00 min read)
Alcoholism is a widespread yet poorly understood disease. Discover how a new study locates its roots in the brain and may lead to better treatment. (4:30 min read)
Patience seems to be universally valued as a virtue. Find out how a new study sheds light on how our brains regulate our capacity to delay instant gratification. (4:45 min read)
Dogmatic people pose a problem. They resist ideas, and divide groups. Find out why eliminating dogmatism is more challenging than you might think. (4:30 min read)
Neuromyths are unfounded rumours about how our brains work. Find out why this means you’re not a visual, verbal or tactile learner. (5:30 min read)
Social media distancing might be another habit we all need to learn. Find out why we tend to spread misinformation and what we can do all do about it. (5:00 min read)
The benefits of nature have been touted by folks who love the outdoors for centuries. Find out how a new study shows that they've been absolutely right all along. (4:00 min read)