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)
Discoveries related to the human brain, the human mind and consciousness.
Headline Stress Disorder and the Holidays
Headline Stress Disorder is a new term that's catching on with mental health professionals. Find out what it is and how to avoid it during the holidays. (4:00 min read)
We All Need to “Sleep and Dream of Sheep”
Everyone knows they need to sleep. Now, scientists have discovered how the brain flushes toxins out of our brains while we are asleep. Find out what this means for our health and well being. (4:00 min read)
It’s Hard (But Good For You) to be Humble
A new study reviews the scientific literature on humility. Researchers found that humility is good for us. Find out why. (4:00 min read)
Can a Contest Solve Human Consciousness?
The Templeton Foundation is funding competitions between rival theories about human consciousness. Here's how it will work. (3:30 min read)
Beauty and the Brain
Find out how our brains respond when we look at something beautiful.