A new study finds that minor facial scars have little or no effect on ratings of attractiveness, and are even viewed as slightly more friendly than average.
A new study finds that mindfulness for anxiety (in the form of MBSR) is as effective as commonly-prescribed antidepressant, according to a new study from Georgetown University.
Recreating historical fragrances to evoke the past is a new way to experience culture in museums and tours.
A new study on mindfulness for pain is the first to demonstrate brain changes from a standardized mindfulness course.
The benefits of chair yoga also apply to socially isolated older adults with dementia.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have identified a molecule known as a microRNA (miRNA) that could promote hair regeneration.
Despite a spate of recent headlines about how children in the US are using social media more than ever before, new results from Norway tell a different story.
Despite common concerns that the social fabric is fraying, cooperation among strangers has gradually increased in the U.S. since the 1950s.
In fact, the more surprising the "reaching out" is, the more people tend to appreciate it.
The study also found that users with toxic usernames are about 2.2 times more likely to have their accounts suspended by moderators.
Scientists have developed a new algorithm that can predict future crime a week in advance with about 90% accuracy.
A new study of myopia in children has found that nearsighted children suffer from more depression and anxiety, but the problem is remediable.
A new study into jet lag and its impact on NBA performance has found that the Boston Celtics may have a distinct disadvantage in the 2022 NBA Finals.
A new study finds that automated hedge funds get better results than hedge funds that rely on human judgement.
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A new study finds that people's favorite scent - despite varying cultural backgrounds - is vanilla.
Why has Wordle become such a global success? We look at why the psychology of Wordle makes this game so addictive.
The Fresh Air Clip is a wearable device that monitors an individual's personal exposure to the Covid-19 virus.
A new study shows older people have trouble understanding text written in all caps, but this outdated practice still lives on. Why?
Mindful self compassion training linked to lower risk of cardiovascular disease in women, new study finds
A new study has found that women who practice mindful self compassion training have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease.