Entries tagged with “Science”

14 Reasons for a Beach Vacation

Take the plunge for all these health benefits:

3 Best Practices for Future Happiness

“We all want our future self to be happy, so we ask: ‘What can I do to relieve this person’s suffering?’

3 Lessons to Learn From Conversations Between Science and Religion

Science and religion aren't enemies. A healthy conversation between them offers valuable lessons.

4 Signs You Might Have Messed Up Your Metabolism

Here are four common signs you’ve sent your metabolism reeling, and how to get a reset.

5 Questions for Emma Seppälä

Researcher (and new S&H columnist) Emma Seppala, unpacks the latest studies on happiness and offers a new way forward in her new book The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Scie…

5 Ways To Preserve Your Brain Power

Healthy brains, just like healthy bodies, can better withstand the tests of time. Here are the top five tips to keep your mind sharp.

6 Ways Improving One Nerve Can Change Your Health

While no one will argue the importance of building strong muscle tone, what might be more important to your health is the tone of a surprisingly complex nerve bundle that stretches…

6 Ways Optimism Positively Impacts Your Health

Be healthier through one simple choice every day: be optimistic

A New Primer for Psychic Research

“Something unknown is doing we don’t know what” — this is how physicist Arthur Eddington described the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principal, the vexing fact that science can never pin …

Appointment with the Wolf

Rediscovering an ancient hour alone, at night, with GodFor a full decade, starting in 1998, I woke for an hour or two every night around two o’clock in the morning. By 4 a.m. I cou…

Are Children Like Werewolves?

The effect of the full moon on sleep patterns.

Artificial Limbs That Feel

New research could deliver sensation to prosthetics, as if they are living parts of the body.

Artificial Sweeteners 101: Why You Should Avoid Them

As we look at labels, it's important to understand what we are actually putting into our bodies, and why artificial sweeteners are harmful.

Assume the Posture of Presence

Our posture not only shapes the way we feel, it shapes our ability to think

Beyond the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

About fifteen years ago, Robert E. Thayer, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at California State University Long Beach and author of the recent book The Origin of Everyday Moods (Ox…

Bond Between Spouses Stronger Than Death

Death cannot stop true love.

Book Review: Reclaiming Conversation

Reclaiming ConversationThe Power of Talk in a Digital AgeBy Sherry TurklePenguin PressImagine a terrifying, dystopian world whose occupants would rather converse electronically, ev…

Book Review: The Secret Life of the Mind

How Your Brain Thinks, Feels, and Decides

Boost Your Memory with Pictures

Want to remember something? Draw it!

Brain Wash: Rewire Your Brain for Healthier Habits

Drs. David and Austin Perlmutter explain how we can rewire our brains to develop healthier habits.