In which John describes what he has (and hasn't) learned in his first month away from his twitter, reddit, instagram, and facebook. Crash Course Navigating D...
Five advice columnists on the letters they'll never forget, whether they give advice to friends/family, how to get them to actually answer your letter, and so much more.
"Now that we realize our brains can be hacked, we need an antivirus for the brain." Those were the words of Yuval Noah Harari, famous historian and outspoken critic of Silicon Valley.
Scientific research shows that passively browsing the internet — which many of us do about 50% more often than actively searching the internet for something specific — is absolutely terrible for our mental health.
The reaction when two people lock eyes in a crowded room is a staple of romantic cinema. But the complex, unconscious reactions that take place are anything but make believe.
Long hours, fatigue and widespread harassment are leading to mental health emergencies and a high suicide rate for merchant marines.
Research says they suck as much as you think they do.
We live in a world committed to making purchases as easy as possible. But at what cost?
Chores are the worst.
Neuroscience journalist Maia Szalavitz knows a lot about addiction, and here she makes some interesting and counterintuitive points about raising children who experiment with marijuana and alcohol.
Gossip is often maligned. But it's an important part of social cooperation and information sharing — and is complimentary more often than you might think.
The untold story of how anger became the dominant emotion in our politics and personal lives — and what we can do about it.
"I had so much energy and nowhere to go."
The basic definition of a sponsor is someone more experienced — a mentor of sorts — who offers support and help in understanding AA. While we acknowledge substance abuse is often the result of or can lead to anxiety or mood disorders, there isn't a similar sponsorship model in the mental-health space.
A psychologist explains our obsession with other people’s opinions.
Some Americans searching for alternative paths to healing have turned to psychedelics. But how does one forge a career as a guide when the substances are illegal?
Every task, from cooking dinner and paying bills to managing my husband's health care and our kids' schedules, falls on me. I am still a wife and mother, but often feel like a physician, pharmacist and social worker, too.
Friends With Secrets is a new media project where the creators engage in radical vulnerability.
Inside the disturbing thoughts that haunt new parents.
Another big project has found that only half of studies can be repeated. And this time, the usual explanations fall flat.
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