Body and Mind

Are you worrying about the wrong things? Researchers explain why we need to stop stressing about rare events, and focus our attention on more commonplace risks. Read More...

A calorie is not just a calorie. High-fat dairy might be good for you. We explore what the latest nutrition research tells us about diet and weight. Read More...

A possible cause of your achy-breaky heart? Your emotional well-being. Dr. Sandeep Jauhar explains the connection between feelings and the health of your heart. Read More...

For a long time, we didn’t know much about hormones. But once people discovered what these chemicals could do, there was an awful lot of (mostly warranted) excitement. Read More...

What if our friends are responsible for the way our brains work? You might be a little more picky about who you hang out with. Read More...

Rachel Herz explains how the brain affects our relationship with food, even without us knowing it. Read More...

We can push our physical limits with a little help from our brains. Alex Hutchinson takes us through the science of endurance. Read More...

There’s a health epidemic that doctors have been ignoring for decades. We talk with Dr. Vincent Felitti about how childhood trauma can affect adults’ health. Read More...

Healthy school lunches might not affect child obesity rates. But they do make a difference. Professor Justin Gallagher explains. Read more....

Whether you’ve encountered them in real life, or just in the video for Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy,” Rorschach tests are everywhere. Damion Searls tells us about their history and impact. Read more....

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