Sleep: It can enhance memories!

Sleep: It can enhance memories!
When sounds accompanying bias-reduction training are replayed during sleep, the anti-bias effect is longer, stronger. More »

Lying liars lie!

Lying liars lie!

We lie for many reasons: Glory. Money. Both. Something else. Is there a science of detecting lies? Does the digital realm make lying More »

Screaming about screen time?

Screaming about screen time?

We spend ever-more hours with TV, cellphones, tablets and computers, is it rude or necessary to always answer your phone? Does More »

Losing in politics & sports

Losing in politics & sports

What’s the attachment to “my” team? How do we deal with the inevitable disappointment? Are murder and suicide now “part of the game”? More »

To play, and therefore to mate

To play, and therefore to mate

Are we affecting the character of future generations by the way we choose mates? If choosing attractive mates tends to make the More »

Holiday blue? NOT!

Holiday blue? NOT!

Sick of the scare stories about holiday stress? Over-eating, over-this, over-that? What’s the upside of holidays, in terms of ritual More »

Prayer: How does it work?

Prayer: How does it work?

How do victims of domestic violence benefit from prayer? A series of interviews shows a range of mechanisms: from zoning out to More »

Smile: A new view of happiness

Smile: A new view of happiness

Heard the rumor that people are happy — or not — depending on their genes and upbringing? “My bad,” says a 24-year study from More »

Psychedelics are back – as therapy

psychedelic glasses read 'psyschedelic medicine'

Journal of Psycho-pharmacology. How do hallucinogens change consciousness? Psilocybin relieves terror of PTSD, death. Ecstasy may ease More »