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A prominent U.K. psychologist believes we should change the way we talk about depression, anxiety, and other forms of psychological distress

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NDEs may be a byproduct of an important survival instinct

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Researchers may have identified a brain quirk that promotes pessimism

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‘Respiratory discipline’ can activate your most potent anti-stress system

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Attention fatigue is a threat to your cognitive and mental health

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Few of us fully appreciate the role of social comparison in our well-being

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Ultra-sterile living conditions may contribute to common astronaut illnesses, including gut, skin, and immune-system problems

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Roughing it now and then may be the secret to a more contented life

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Exploring the science — and lack thereof — behind sunscreen safety

An illustration of a generic blue bottle with a “sun” shaped icon, set against a bright yellow background, centered on the shape of a sun.
An illustration of a generic blue bottle with a “sun” shaped icon, set against a bright yellow background, centered on the shape of a sun.
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Why this time of year can trigger feelings of pleasure, pain, or a bit of both

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