One must leave death cheerfully, quickly and sleep well
Lifestyle improvements can slow the onset of dementia in old age. New research finds that lifestyle changes can help
With age, the focus of memory shifts from specific things to general ones. We are all afraid of getting older and losing our memory. Indeed, the phrase “memory is the first
In a web of family trauma. What is epigenetic inheritance. Only recently have scientists begun to understand the biological processes that are involved in
How to reduce your health risks from getting up early. The level of cortisol, called the stress hormone, is chronically elevated as in
"Owls" are more intelligent than "larks". The numbers show that the smartest kids in adulthood are much more nocturnal than
4 out of 5 people with migraines are less likely to experience headaches after CBT. New research: cognitive-behavioral therapy has
Gender, gender, sexual orientation - what's the difference? Mini-dictionary. Over the past 20 years, social norms in Russia have undergone a huge number of
Music and psychotype. The kind of music we listen to can tell a lot about us. The University of Texas conducted studies in which
Research has confirmed that a genetic predisposition to obesity exists. Moreover, its effect on body mass index (BMI) increases from childhood to early adolescence. However, getting rid of excess weight, as well as defeating depression, even if you find out about your predisposition in adulthood, is quite possible
Screen Generation: A Distorted Picture of the World? Children's television has become as global as the world economy. Japanese "Pokemon", "Teletubbies" from Great Britain, "Sesame Street" - an American educational project - are familiar to children of dozens of countries around the world
Online presence indicators influence our behavior. Some apps show when a person is online and share this information
Family alcoholism affects how the brain switches between states of activity and rest. New research published in the journal NeuroImage
How electroencephalography (EEG) can help treat depression. Depression is now the most common mental disorder. To this state
Hot flashes can be the cause of memory problems. New research suggests that if you have difficulty finding words to express clearly
Virtual communication gives lovers opportunities that did not exist before, but can also lead to disaster in their relationship. Social media romance researchers warn about it
Smart or creative: who is easier to live with? Can you be smart but not creative? Or is creativity a consequence of high intelligence? Scientists study intelligence and creativity separately from each other, and they have been testing intelligence for over a hundred years, and creativity - for about sixty
Talk to your inner child … and become a conscious adult. Agree that not everyone had a really happy and protected childhood, so we hide unpleasant memories and rough impressions in every possible way, but this is not a secret for the inner child
Larks give birth more and owls have more sex. Birds that wake up earlier have sex more often. However, if we are talking about people, then not larks, but owls have more sexual contacts and sexual partners during their life
About placebo and nocebo. Nocebo is a mirror image of a placebo. Placebo, for example, relieves pain or leads to positive changes when taken
The strength of the medicine depends on the doctor. Despite everything we know about placebos, new research opens up new dimensions and depths of understanding
The science of intuition: what is the "sixth sense" from the point of view of psychology. Premonition, sixth sense - concepts familiar to everyone. Someone considers intuition a mystical ability, someone - a way of communicating with higher powers, and someone is sure that this is just a skill that can be developed with special exercises. What does modern science say about intuition?
Creative conflict. 8 ways to fight right. In those families where the conflict escalated into physical violence (including with a fatal outcome)
How artificial intelligence and robots simplify our lives. Would you like to be assessed by such an algorithm, or a person with unknown to you, but obligatory prejudices and biases (everyone has them), with the addition of other unpredictable and impossible to account for factors?
Scientists have discovered a new feeling. Are we all superhumans? In June 2019, Nature magazine published an unusual article about a mother and son who have six fingers on each hand. Scientists have studied the couple as thoroughly as possible. And what did you find out?
Sigmund Freud will answer all your questions. Imagine that you have a difficult personal problem, and you could use the advice of a wise person. How about the most famous psychotherapist? What would he tell you if you asked for help?
Why is it so rare for women to get the Nobel Prize? Gina Rippon, a cognitive neuroscientist, looked beyond the myths of the male and female brains and came to the objective conclusion that the brain does not have gender distinctions
Good news about gossip. Why is washing bones useful? Gossip is also an important factor in building relationships of trust and intimacy among friends. They also help shape the moral principles of our behavior
Where do centenarians disappear? 9 rules of people who live the longest. There are places in the world that the writer and traveler Dan Buettner called "Blue Zones" - these are regions where large numbers of people live longer than the world average
To be in awe is to be happier. Psychologists believe that the emotion of awe plays an important role in achieving health, happiness, and well-being. And you don't have to watch a supermoon to experience it
Psychological ways of active aging. The video is dedicated to the psychological methods of active longevity, healing and rejuvenation
How our brains change memories. Rest assured - over time, your brain will erase the good memories of your former friend. And in their place there will be new ones that will perfectly match your relationship today
"You shouldn't think about death …" Parents about teenage suicide. According to the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, in 2017 there were 692 suicides of minors, in 2018 more by 14% - 788 suicides. Only proven cases are included in the statistics. Suicidal attempts, when the child was saved, are not included in this figure, often remaining a "personal family matter"
How falling in love affects the immune system of women. Women in love have an increased activity of genes that provide antiviral protection
Scientists are developing a pill for loneliness. Modern life leads people to the border of social isolation, which can become the basis for health disorders
The secret of deep sleep has been revealed. Want to fall into deep sleep easily and sleep like a baby? Everyone knows that babies can be euthanized by gentle swaying. And now it turned out that what is effective for children can also be used by adults
Oral contraceptives affect partner choices. The relationship between men and women depends on many reasons. Recently, it has been proven that taking oral contraceptives can gradually not only distort the picture of the world, but also influence the choice of a partner
Genes and sexual orientation, behavior: is there a connection? What do we know about the contribution of genes to sexual orientation? This is one of those topics that people simply cannot resist - says neuroendocrinologist, professor of biology, researcher Robert Sapolsky
Autumn blues in numbers. What emotions prevail among Russians in 2018?
Why do we avoid talking about intimate issues? By talking about problems, partners begin to better understand what is important for each of them